Resident physician protest: Resident doctors protesting against the Federation of All India Medical Association (FAIMA) NEET-PG counseling delay have declared a nationwide strike after clashes with police. In a press release issued late tonight, the association announced a nationwide strike in support of the resident doctors and called for the closure of all health services across the country from 8am today.
Note that NEET-PG 2021 A large number of residential doctors are protesting in Delhi for delay in counseling. Meanwhile, clashes broke out between police and doctors on the road on Monday. Both sides claim that many people on their side have been injured. In the wake of which, the resident doctors intensified their movement and on Monday symbolically returned their ‘aprons’ and took out a procession in the streets.
The Federation of All India Medical Associations (FAIMA) has called for a complete withdrawal of all healthcare services across the country from 8am on December 29 in protest of the brutal force of Delhi Police against doctors. pic.twitter.com/lOPaGcx2oz
– ANI (ANI) December 27, 2021
Protests have been going on for the last few days
As a result, the central government-run Safdarjung, RML and Lady Hardinge’s doctors, as well as some other Delhi government hospitals, refused to work in support of fellow doctors. Due to which the treatment of patients in Delhi has been disrupted. NoteThe Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FAIMA) has been protesting in Delhi for the past few days.
The association alleges that several doctors were ‘detained’ by the police and taken to the police station. The association further said that the police used force on the peacefully protesting doctors, injuring a large number of doctors. The association announced a nationwide strike in a press release issued from its Twitter handle, posting pictures of clashes between police and protesters.
Health services could be disrupted due to nationwide strikes
The announcement of a nationwide strike by doctors is likely to have a serious impact on the medical system across the country. At the same time, in an official statement issued by the Delhi Police, Rohit Meena, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Delhi, denied any indecency with the doctors.