"By April 22, the Centre brought an ordinance and amended it and those who are causing hurt of any nature or insulting the medical professional it has been made a cognizable offence and punishments have been prescribed," he added.
The Union Minister said that this has resulted in a decline in the crimes against the professionals.
The Upper House had earlier passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill 2020, moved by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the House.
The Monsoon Session of the Parliament commenced on Monday and is slated to end on October 1.
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