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Botched sterilisation: Rahul Gandhi to visit Bilaspur today

India TV News Desk November 15, 2014 7:53 IST
India TV News Desk

Raipur: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is today slated to visit the families of the victims of the botched sterilisation surgery in Bilaspur.

State Congress leaders said that Rahul will also take stock of corrective measures undertaken by the state government in the wake of the tragedy that has left 13 women dead and over 138 ill.

The Raman Singh government has formed a probe panel under a retired judge to investigate the incident which took place in the medical camp. The panel will submit a report within three months.

The tragedy took place after 83 women underwent sterilisation surgery at Nemichand Jain Cancer and Research Centre at Pendari village on November 8. Around 56 women underwent surgeries at three different camps in Pendra block on November 10.