Dr. Kafeel Khan has moved the Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court challenging termination of his services from the State-run BRD Medical College by the Uttar Pradesh government..Dr. Khan, who is an accused in the death of children due to lack of oxygen in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College in 2017, was terminated from service in November 2021 on the ground that he was in-charge of the encephalitis ward when the tragedy occurred. Khan, in his plea, submitted that he had been absolved of medical negligence and corruption charges by enquiry officer on April 15, 2019. It was also pointed out of the 8 accused, all except Khan were reinstated.Recently, the Uttar Pradesh Government also informed the Allahabad High Court on that they have withdrawn the re-enquiry order and accordingly the Allahabad High court had stayed the second suspension order against Khan. However, his services were terminated despite fact that his suspension order was stayed by the Allahabad High Court, the plea said..Khan further submitted that he was on leave on August 10, 2017 (when the oxygen tragedy took place) and a copy of his leave letter and attendance register was submitted as proof. Despite being on leave, Dr. Khan had rushed to the hospital on that fateful night and tried to save every innocent life possible. He and his team managed to arrange 500 cylinders in those fifty-four hours, the petition stated.The petition also claimed that there was a shortage of liquid oxygen for fifty-four hours at the BRD Medical College from August 10 to 12, 2017, and Khan had arranged jumbo oxygen cylinders to save the lives of many children."Dr Kafeel called twenty-six people that night, including all the officials of BRD Medical College and the district magistrate of Gorakhpur," the plea contended.The case will be heard tomorrow by a single-judge Justice Rajan Roy.