The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party, in separate press conferences here on Monday, demanded that Health Minister Laxmikant Parsekar be sacked over alleged scam in outsourcing of the blood tests at the State-owned Goa Medical College hospital.

NCP spokesperson Trajano D’Mello and Congress spokesperson Aleixo Reginaldo Laurenco alleged that patients were being forced to take pathological tests at private laboratories paying high fees. GMC Dean on Monday evening announced a probe into the allegation.

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