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Resident docs begin 48-hour strike in Gujarat

Around 1000 junior doctors of five hospitals started the strike at 9 am.

india Updated: May 17, 2006 11:23 IST

Resident doctors of five hospitals started a 48-hour token strike to extend support to anti-quota agitations by the medical students, which entered the fifth day.

Around 1000 junior doctors of five hospitals - City Civil Hospital, VS Hospital, LG Hospital, Shardaben Hospital and Nagri Eye Hospital started the strike at 9 am.

Around 700 doctors and students have gathered at the City Civil Hospital and would take out a rally later in the day, said a student of BJ Medical College.

Around 550 junior doctors and students have also gathered at the VS Hospital, shouting anti-reservation slogans, a student of NHL Municipal Medical College informed.