Dr. Kafeel Khan is a noted doctor and a lecturer at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College in the Pediatrics department. He came into limelight when he got arrested for his protest against the Citizens Amendment Act on 12 December 2019.
You must be curious to know about his personal life, age, and all other information. Read further to learn more about him.
Kafeel Khan Biography
Dr, Kafeel Khan, was born on 29 September 1982 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He was conceived and raised in an all-around settled taught family in Uttar Pradesh. He follows the Islam religion and holds an Indian identity. His dad’s name is Shakeel Ahmed, a finance manager by calling, and her mom is a homemaker. He likewise has three kin, his senior sibling’s name is Adil Khan, and his more youthful sibling’s name is Kashif Jameel. His sister’s name is obscure. Very little data is accessible about his folks and other relatives.
He finished his initial tutoring from a tuition-based school in his old neighborhood. From that point onward, he spent his MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India, and after that completed his MD degree in Pediatrics from Manipal University, Karnataka.
Since childhood, he was a worthy student and always wanted to work for society’s welfare and pursue his medical career.
Kafeel Khan Career
Dr. Khan started his career as an assistant professor in SIIMS, Gangtok, Sikkim. In 2016, he got designated as a perpetual teacher in BRD clinical school Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He likewise claimed a private nursing home named “Medispring Children Hospital” at Azad Chowk in Gorakhpur.
He is additionally a creator of the Manipal Manual of Clinical Pediatric for MBBS understudies. He also arranges free medical camps and distributes free medicines to the needy people.
Kafeel Khan Wife and Children
The doctor’s marital status is married. He is married to Dr. Shabista Khan, who is a dental specialist by calling. The couple got hitched in a private service within sight of their folks and other relatives. The couple got favored with two kids; about them, very little data is accessible.
Kafeel Khan Age
Dr. Kafeel Khan is as of 2020; he is 38 years old as he celebrates his birthday on 29 September.
Kafeel Khan Body Appearance
Dr. Khan is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 78 kg.
Kafeel Khan Controversies
During his medical college service, an unforgettable incident took place in which 60 children died due to the shortage of oxygen supply in the medical college on 10 August 2017.
According to media reports, Khan had arranged the oxygen cylinders on his own and came out as a hero in the incident. On 13 August 2017, the Uttar Pradesh government had refused all the allegations regarding the supply cut of oxygen in the hospital due to dues’ non-payment. The government further stated that it was his duty, but he could not carry out his practice at a private clinic. They removed him from the post of nodal officer in charge of the encephalitis ward, and an FIR got registered against him and other on-duty officers after the complaint by the DG Health, KK Gupta.
He got arrested on 02 September, and the court has issued a non-bailable warrant against him. After his arrest, he stated that he informed all the higher officials regarding the shortage of oxygen cylinder at the medical college. He even said that he also begged in front of the local oxygen suppliers and told them to arrange oxygen cylinders immediately from nearby hospitals, but no one responded on time. After that, he went out to organize the oxygen cylinders and informed DIG of police to arrange a truck and workforce to deliver the oxygen cylinders.
He also stated that police had harassed his family, and even the chief minister Yogi Adityanath expressed anger towards him. In 2018 the Indian Medical Association released a statement in defense of Khan. Around 200 doctors and other activists wrote a letter to the Chief minister in Khan’s support and demanded justice. After that, an inquiry got conducted over the incident, and it found that the doctor was not guilty. On 25 April 2018, he was released from jail as no evidence got found against him.
After his release from jail, his brother got attacked by some strangers, but he survived the attack with God’s grace. After the incident, Khan claimed that this was all arranged by the Bharatiya Janta Party’s MP, Kamlesh Paswan, and his men. Later on, he likewise expressed that he had failed as individuals didn’t uphold him and their organizations’ siblings. They feared the resentment of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
After this incident, he got arrested for his anti-CAA speech in December 2019. An FIR got registered against him at the civil lines police station. After that, he was brought to Aligarh and then shifted to Mathura’s jail. Police officials stated that they had done this for the precautionary measures against the AMU campus protest. In 2009 he was also arrested for being accused in a rape case.