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MP High Court directs striking doctors to return to work

Jabalpur: Showing strictness on the striking doctors, Madhya Pradesh High Court held the strike illegal. More than 15 thousand doctors went on strike today in Madhya Pradesh. Hearing a public interest litigation, the High Court has ordered that this strike is illegal, so all the doctors sitting on the strike should return to work immediately. […]

Edited By : Aditya Singh | Updated: May 3, 2023 18:10 IST
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Jabalpur: Showing strictness on the striking doctors, Madhya Pradesh High Court held the strike illegal. More than 15 thousand doctors went on strike today in Madhya Pradesh. Hearing a public interest litigation, the High Court has ordered that this strike is illegal, so all the doctors sitting on the strike should return to work immediately.

The High Court said that doctors should always think to treat even the last patient present in the hospital. Court also said that henceforth, without the permission of the court, do not initiate any strike. Former councilor Indrajit Kunwar Pal Singh filed a petition regarding the doctors’ strike. 

A public interest litigation was filed in the High Court against the protesting doctors to which the court directed doctors to return to work as soon as possible. 

The doctors sat on indefinite strike against the implementation of DACP and other demands, including the demand to stop the interference of the officers and to restore the old pension.

Before this, on May 1, the doctors did a symbolic strike, in which they worked in black bands on the first day, and on May 2, closed the OPD for two hours and went on strike. are. But since Wednesday, about 15,000 senior junior doctors of all the hospitals in Madhya Pradesh, including hospitals belonging to 13 medical colleges, district hospitals, and primary health centers, have gone on indefinite strike, which is affecting the patients.

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First published on: May 03, 2023 06:10 PM IST

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