Not a single flower plucked, not a single windowpane damaged, not a single automotive over turned, not a single bus burnt nor any harm of any kind to the life or public property, that was the greatness of the tractor march by lakhs of farmers in Delhi on the event of the Republic day during which we had the honour to function a medical staff whereas marching alongside with them.
The farmers sitting on the Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur and Shahjahanpur borders round Delhi on this harsh winter had a number of medical issues. For the reason that protestors are from all age teams proper from youngsters, middle-aged to women and men of tremendous senior age, their well being issues additionally diversified accordingly.
Hypertension, diabetes, abdomen issues, respiratory issues, joint pains, stress, eye issues, ear issues had been among the many essential points they complained throughout varied medical camps that we now have been organizing on behalf of Indian Medical doctors for Peace and Growth (IDPD) for 2 days each week. Nevertheless the well being considerations of the individuals in the course of the tractor march had been totally totally different.
We had been within the ambulance within the tractor march with all fundamental medical tools to sort out medical and surgical wants. All of the circumstances that we encountered had been of trauma, primarily because of the police motion on the protestors. Anger and frustration is a pure response when individuals are agitating for lengthy with out being heard by the authorities. On the Tikri border the place our medical staff was busy in giving medical support, the march was peaceable. There have been sudden lathi cost and tear fuel at one spot the place our staff needed to rush to assist the injured.