Jaipur: Medical services in Rajasthan remained crippled as the strike by government service doctors continued, as talks between the state government and medical community failed to reach a favorable conclusion
The government had invited core committee members of the All Rajasthan State In-Service Doctors Association for talks. While the talks continued till late night yesterday, Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf told India Today that talks have failed because doctors have been adamant about immediately implementing their demands which have financial repercussion but this was not within his jurisdiction. The representatives of the medical community, however, blamed the government which had not done anything to meet their demands despite their notice of strike given 100 days ago.
Medical dialogues team had earlier reported that Government doctors submitted their enmasse resignations in support of their demands including better pay and separate cadre. Moreover doctors from the Army and the Railways were deployed to handle the situation, state as the medical services were affected in Rajasthan
Petition filed against Doctor
Hindustan Times reports that a contempt petition was filed in the Rajasthan high court on Tuesday seeking termination of services of doctors and suspension of their degrees for illegally going on strike and putting lives at risk.