16th January, 2017 (MAINS)

TODAYs ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS-IV

Q1. You are the Chief Medical Officer in a government hospital. Recently a social activist fighting against superstition was killed by a mob with certain political affiliation while addressing a public gathering. His body was sent to your hospital for post mortem. Subsequently you got telephone calls from some influential people and politicians pressurizing you to
(i) manipulate the post mortem report in a manner that the case of murder is not substantiated. You are also threatened for life if you do not comply or
(ii) in case if you comply, offer is given to you for promotion as well as suitable monetary compensation.

What are the options before you? Discuss each option. [20marks] 250 words.

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