Letter to Health Minister – Public Health Bill

A Union of Concerned Citizens, a group comprising Magsaysay Award winner Prof. Sandeep Pandey, human rights activist Tushar Gandhi, former judge of the Bombay High Court BG Kolse Patil, pediatrician Dr Jacob Puliyel and several renowned Indian Citizens have written to the Union Health Minister, demanding the withdrawal of the Proposed Public Health Bill.

The subject: “The Public Health Bill 2017/2022 – Analyses,  Implications  And Reasons Not To Pursue Such Bills, Because They Are Ultra Vires Of The Constitution Of India

The Letter outlines the implications and reasons for withdrawal.

We request all members to send the letter via email or Registered Post.

You may click the link below to open a draft letter on your email application:


(Using the above on Apple products may create formatting errors)

Alternatively, you can copy the content of the covering letter from the link below, attach the Letter and send it:


You may also mark a copy to your Local representatives.

Please add your name as signatory and send the letter. Let it be heard loud and clear that such draconian bills will be fervently opposed by Concerned Citizens of India.

Email to the Health Minister & others: (Download here)

Full content of the letter: (Download here)

Find a copy of the Public Health Bill 2017 here: https://main.mohfw.gov.in/sites/default/files/Inviting%20Comments%20on%20Draft%20Public%20Health%20Bill%2C%202017.pdf

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