Ram Manohar Lohia

Citing cases of greed and power in politics, he said, in our country, a person becomes 'mad' if he is elected as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).

A division bench comprising Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Harishankar observed, "A perusal of the said article shows an alarming state of affairs in the city in relation to the failure of the concerned government and municipal authorities in providing anti-rabies injection in the sufficient number to the victims of the dog bites which have to be administrated positively within the first 24 hours."

Nursing officers alleged that hospital administration had served them termination notices stating that permanent staff will be hired in their place. "The number of permanent staff to be hired is 1278, while there are more than 3000 vacancies in the hospital. There are adequate vacancies for us," said a protesting officer.

The veteran socialist leader from Odisha, Shri Surendranath Dwivedy remarked, “He (Dr. Lohia) was imprisoned many times more during Congress regime than under the British rule.”