IMA president says suit against him for Ayurveda remarks 'design to harass allopathic doctors'

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Indian Medical Association (IMA) president J A Jayalal has called the civil suit filed against him for alleged derogatory remarks against Ayurveda “an elaborate design to harass the allopathic doctors”.

He said the plea, which sought a public apology for hurting the sentiments of Ayurvedic believers, prevents him from exercising the fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression guaranteed under the Constitution.