Dr M Y Tak takes over as interim President till the next elections

By Ubaid Bhat

Srinagar: In a significant development amid Covid-19 crisis, Dr Suhail Naik has resigned from the post of President Doctors Association Kashmir after being selected and appointed as lecturer paediatrics GMC Srinagar. As per the by-laws framed for the constitution of DAK say that a faculty member of any of the medical colleges’ can’t be an office bearer of DAK simultaneously.

General Secretary DAK, Dr Owais H Dar, while accepting the resignation described Dr Naik as a multi-talented versatile personality with tremendous capabilities to run institution and profession.

Dar on the occasion remarked that the resignation of Dr Naik has created a void in DAK office and ‘we all will miss his wisdom and selfless services.’

The elected body of Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has in the meantime unanimously selected Dr Mohd Yusuf Tak as Interim President of DAK, till next elections are held.

Dr Naik while addressing the media, as per GNS, said that though it is not easy job to represent the sacrosanct institution however representing the fraternity members is one graceful happening in my life. “I wholeheartedly thank all supporters and am indebted to all doctors, paramedics, netizens and media houses who have always supported my ideology in the larger interest of patients care and doctors welfare”, he said.

The beauty of DAK institution is that Dr Tak who contested election against me is now new president, which clearly shows we as doctors’ fraternity are united, he remarked.

All the core members of Doctors Association Kashmir have appreciated the moral resignation of Dr Suhail Naik even as requesting the latter to work as advisor for DAK, till next elections are held.

Courtesy: GNS

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