Call off strike or face action: GMC Bhopal warns junior doctors as stir continues after alleged Govt, cop harassment
Bhopal: The Gandhi Medical College (GMC), Bhopal administration has recently issued a notice to the striking junior resident doctors warning them of action, including cancellation of their registration if they do not call off the strike immediately.
The junior resident doctors' who have been on strike under the umbrella of the Junior Doctors' Association (JDA) over fulfilment of their 6-point charter of demands, including a hike of 24 per cent in their stipends and a 6 per cent annual hike intensified their protest after the alleged harassment of the parents of the JDA President by the government to withdraw the strike.
Sored with government, cop action, the striking doctors of Gandhi Medical College (GMC), Bhopal boycotted their work for the last three consecutive days by covering themselves with coffin shrouds, or ëkafansí.
However, the GMC Bhopal administration has warned them of action seeking to withdraw the strike.
The junior doctors protest intensified after the President of Junior Doctors' Association (JDA) Bhopal and other office bearers of JDA levelled serious allegations against the State Government, claiming that polices were sent at their residence, who threatened their family seeking to withdraw the strike.
Condemning the act of the government and the authorities, the junior doctors of GMC, Bhopal protested wearing white coffin shrouds in the college premises. Moreover, the doctors also arranged a mobile torchlight demonstration at the hospital premises and organized a candlelight March from the college to Maharaja Yashwant Hospital as a part of the agitation on Wednesday.