Supreme Court reinstates AIIMS Director

Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss sacked Dr P Venugopal in July 2006 from the post of AIIMS director after bringing about amendments to the AIIMS Act, which fixed the Director’s retirement age at 65.The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered Dr P Venugopal to be reinstated as AIIMS director. The apex court also struck down the AIIMS Amendment Act.

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