Criminal case was filed against Indian Medical Association Chief Dr. Johnrose Austin Jayalal for misusing his office for proselytization.
In earlier interviews, he had made clear he wanted to use his profession to spread the ‘Love of Jesus’.
Dr. Johnrose had said “When leprosy, cholera, and other pandemics devastated the world, it was Christian doctors and churches who stood against it, showing Christian compassion.”
He had further added, “And the urgent need of the proclamation of the Gospel to people who are suffering from the virus has allowed us to share the Gospel even in secular institutions.”
Dr. Johnrose was elected the IMA president in October last year.
The Indian Medical Association is the largest professional body of doctors in the country. It is supposed to be secular and non-political in nature.
In an interview with Haggai International, he has credited it “with revitalizing his spiritual life and infusing his medical work with Gospel urgency.”
Haggai International claims “Our vision is to see every nation redeemed and transformed through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”
He had also attended the Haggai Leader Experience in 2018.
Dr. Johnrose had earlier expressed his hatred for Hinduism and ancient Indian civilisation.
The IMA chief never liked the idea propagated by the AYUSH Ministry. In an interview he had said, “They want to make it one nation, one system of medicine. Next, they will want to make it one religion. This is also based on the Sanskrit language, which is always traditionally based on the Hindu principles. This is an indirect way for the government to introduce the language of Sanskrit and language of Hindutva into the minds of the people.”