Kolkata: West Bengal goverment on Monday removed health secretary Anil Verma from
his post over medical row. Industrial secretary Rajib Sinha has been appointed as new health secretary.
Anil Verma has been moved to the Department of Animal Resources Development as its
It is clear that Anil Verma was removed from his position as a result of the issue
of the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital.
The 21 students, who were fasting since 14 days in demand for their inclusion in the new hostel, ended their fast soon after their demands were fulfilled. They broke their fast by drinking fruit juice from their principal, Ashok Bhadra.
According to sources from Nabanna (state secretariat), Ashok Bhadra has also been
removed from the post. It will be taken by former principal Ujjal Bhadra.
Debashish Bhattacharya, health-education director, has been removed too. He has been shifted to the state transport department.