Doctors’ Protest Continues

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Published on December 1, 2021 by

 

Treatment still elusive in government hospitals in the city as resident doctors continue to stay off duty.

Bengaluru: The doctors’ protest entered its second day with medical practitioners from across the state marching from Victoria Hospital to the Town hall in Bangalore, which also left the patients suffering. Devi, a patient’s daughter at Victoria hospital said, “I have come here from Delhi for the treatment of my father. They’re giving small medicines but they’re not scanning him. They’re saying that if they don’t have the strike tomorrow then only they will scan otherwise they won’t. There are so many problems.”

The doctors demands include, the Covid allowance that the government had announced in April, a 400% hike in college fees and the postponing of NEET counseling,

The president of the Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD), Tejas, said that there has not been any concrete update from the authorities and they were planning to meet the Chief Minister later this evening.

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