Health Minister K.C. Veeramani has urged people to develop the habit of consuming organic food and stop eating non-organic foods.

Speaking at World Health Day function organised by the Indian Medical Association, Azeez Chida Foundation and Dr. A.M. Ikram’s Social & Community Welfare Trust here recently, Mr. Veeramani said, “We become slaves to the tongue and get obsessed with consuming tasty foodstuffs which might do harm to the body.

Praising doctors, A. Mohammed Jhan, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Minister, said that they dedicated lot of time to their profession and undertake the risk of contracting infection from patients.

Collector P. Shankar spoke.