Doctors' association calls off strike over violence against medicos after Delhi government agrees to fulfill all demands

New Delhi: Resident Doctors Association (RDA) called off the strike to protest over the violence against doctors here on Monday after Delhi government agreed to fulfil all their demands.

 Doctors association calls off strike over violence against medicos after Delhi government agrees to fulfill all demands

Doctors at MAMC, LNJP Hospital, GB Pant and Guru Nanak Eye Centre have called a strike in a protest to the violence. ANI

"As discussed in the meeting with Health Secretary, Delhi government and MD of LNJP Hospital on 8 July, the demands of resident doctors of Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) have been agreed upon. We hereby call off the strike," said RDA in an official statement.

According to the statement, Delhi government has agreed to deploy marshalls, install alarm systems and CCTV cameras, appoint councillors and social workers, and not to take actions against the doctors who participated in the strike.

"We have given the directions for the deployment of marshalls and private security. This marshalls security would be on regular. We are installing CCTV camera inside the wards and various locations of the hospitals," said Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain.

"All routine and emergency services will resume from 6 pm today," the statement added.

Doctors at Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, GB Pant and Guru Nanak Eye Centre had called a strike after a resident doctor was assaulted by the attendants of patients at LNJP Hospital on Monday.

All the emergency services had been shut in the hospital to protest over the violence against doctors.

Updated Date: Jul 08, 2019 19:53:12 IST