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Dental surgeons' protest enters 27th day

The Dental Surgeons Association, Jammu Kashmir (DSA-JK), continued their protests on the 27th consecutive day, demanding government jobs for all unemployed dental surgeons in the state. The DSA has been demanding absorption of unemployed dental surgeons, yearly recruitment and establishment of a separate directorate for dental health in the state.

india Updated: Jul 27, 2014 19:58 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

The Dental Surgeons Association, Jammu Kashmir (DSA-JK), continued their protests on the 27th consecutive day, demanding government jobs for all unemployed dental surgeons in the state. The DSA has been demanding absorption of unemployed dental surgeons, yearly recruitment and establishment of a separate directorate for dental health in the state.

According to protestors, even a month after their protests, the government had not initiated a dialogue with the association. DSA chairman Dr Pawan Singh alleged that the state government had not addressed their problems, adding that the protest would continue till their demands were met by the government.

First Published: Jul 27, 2014 19:57 IST