Can a state Govt.Doctor(where Rs 1 is charged for Registrstion,medical and surgical treat.free) be prosecuted in conumer Forum?

Situation : A pregnant woman who underwent cesarean section (operation done by my wife ) section died of post partum Hemorrhage (PPH) ,a known complication of cesarean section.She was timely referred to the medical college.She was treated there for 48 hours but she eventually died.Records of treatment given at medical college not available .No post Mortem was done.The husband has moved to the District Consumer Forum .As a result my wife has recieved a notice to appear before the Consumer Forum court....My query is when patient was given free Medical treatment at Govt hospital (only Rs1 was charged as Reg fee at the Hospital ), how the concerned doctor be prosecuted in District Forum for the negligence???
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