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Dr. Nirmal Maji, W.B. Medical Council President Facing Serious Criminal Charges For Money Laundering Is Promoted To Be State Minister Of Labor: PBT Submits Memorandum To Chief Minister For Immediate Removal

Controversial medical leader, Dr. Nirmal Maji, a sitting MLA for the ruling TMC party and president of West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC), was recently elevated to the post of State Minister in the Department of Labor by Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee. Over the years, Dr. Maji has been center of numerous controversies including using his influence to orchestrate dialysis of his pet dog at SSKM Hospital, a premier super-speciality government medical center for humans in Kolkata. But earlier this month, a Special Court for MLAs/MPs took cognizance of several criminal charges including “criminal breach of trust by a public servant” (IPC Section 409) and “forgery” (IPC Section 463/464) and directed Dr. Maji to surrender before the court on 5th January, 2019 (see copy of Order below).

These criminal charges were brought against Dr. Maji by Dr. Kunal Saha on behalf of PBT after PBT obtained documents showing that Dr. Maji was using funds from the medical council by hiring lawyers to defend in personal litigation against him which clearly violates IPC Section 409 for criminal breach of trust by a public servant that calls for a non-bailable warrant with a maximum imprisonment of 10 years if convicted. It is shocking that despite being criminally indicted for such serious charges by the Special Court, Bengal chief minister rewarded Dr. Maji by offering him to the coveted post of a State Minister. PBT sent an urgent Memorandum to Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urging her to remove Dr. Maji from the post of a State Minister until he is exonerated from the serious criminal charges in order to restore public trust and confidence in governance of West Bengal.

Barasat Court Order (Dec, 2018) Maji Cri 409

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  • Ganesh C Mandal December 24, 2018, 10:16 am

    PBT is going to the right path for fighting against Dr. Maji. Dr. Saha and PBT are appreciated very much as a well-wisher.

  • ARVIND MISHRA December 26, 2018, 1:54 am

    you are doing a great job …in India either people not interested doing so because they feel that it is time consuming,cumbersome, expensive,risky and thankless job….but you are doing so despite all these odds..which will bring changes certainly only it is matter of time..

  • Parag December 29, 2018, 12:40 am

    TMC should have done a basic screening prior to promoting him as a state minister. Seems TMC is looking for corrupt and unlawful MLA’s to become their state minister’s!

    My family is also a victim of medical negligence. I’ve started the petition “Medical Council of India, Lilavati Hospital: Cancel License, expel Corrupt Nephrologist Hemant Mehta, Prashant Rajput who killed my Mom” and need your help to get it off the ground.

    Will you take 30 seconds to sign it right now. Here’s the link: