Resident docs begin 48-hour strike in Gujarat
Around 1000 junior doctors of five hospitals started the strike at 9 am.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.
First Published: May 17, 2006 11:23 IST