She gave the doctors an ultimatum, as a result, they got angry and went on strike. The gruesome incident in NRS Medical College, Kolkata is of barbaric nature.
Santosh Kumar also narrated his ordeal and said due to strike they are forced to take treatment for his mother from a private hospital and being a poor he can not afford it.
Calcutta High Court has given 7 days to West Bengal government to respond while hearing a PIL on doctors' strike in the state.
OPDs at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad will remain shut as doctors have made a decision to join the strike in solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan urged protesting doctors in West Bengal to return to work to ensure that patients don't suffer.
Agitating doctors Friday demanded Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's unconditional apology and set six conditions for the state government to withdraw their four-day-long stir that disrupted healthcare services across West Bengal.
According to reports, hundreds of doctors in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur Thiruvananthapuram, Raipur, Patna and Punjab and other cities staged protests on Friday.
He said he had also written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking her to personally intervene in resolving the current impasse and taking steps to provide a secure working environment to the doctors. "This will affect the clinics and routine services, however, we will ensure that the emergency department functions properly", said Dr Prakash Thakur, president of Safdarjung Hospital's resident doctors' association. The doctors' body had declared Friday as "All India Protest Day'".Читайте также: Beyond Meat’s ‘meatier’ plant burgers can be tenderized like beef
"It is a matter of concern that the agitation by doctors in West bengal is not heading towards resolution but seems to be getting aggravated", he wrote.
The Court also took note of the State's submission that it has arrested certain persons for the mob attack on the junior doctors. IMA condemns the violence perpetrated on a young doctor.
Doctors all across the country are expressing disapproval and protesting the attack on a couple of Kolkata doctors recently, by relatives of a patient, who died at the NRS Medical College and Hospital.
The Minister's intervention comes as doctors in several cities across the country including Delhi and Chandigarh went off work in protest against the assault on junior doctors at the NRS Medical College Hospital in Kolkata on Monday. Emergency services remained unaffected.
Similar protests were also being held in Pune, Aurangabad and Nagpur by MARD members who are demanding adequate protection for their counterparts in West Bengal.
All emergency and casualty services will continue to function, IMA, which represents almost 350,000 doctors in the country, said.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has directed the members of all its state branches to stage protests and wear black badges today.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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