Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Strike disrupts medical services

Medical services are saw disrupted at the hospitals on Monday due to dawn to dust fasting strike of doctors at Rup Nath Brahma Civil Hospital in Kokrajhar under the banner of Indian Medical Association on demand of solution of various issue and demands, which included central act to tackle violence against medical profession, capping of compensation in cases of medical negligence,withdrawal of national medical council bill and exit proposal.

Meanwhile, Rabiram Narzary, MLA Kokrajhar west LAC inaugurated the free blood tests centre at RNB civil hospital in Kokrajhar.

Hundreds of doctors from different department joined hands in the strike with banner and placards since dawn in support of demanding early solution of their demands and grievances.Doctors under the banner of Undian Medical Association demanded fruitful solution to the demand and disiram of the association with immediate manner.

Patients and visiting OPD citizens face deprived of medical services on the day due to the strike staged in front of the hospital.The hospital look deserted for the day and all kinds of patient visit at the hospital was kept far distance on the day.

'My family visited at the hospital for health checked up, but doctors are saw strike in the hospital.Doctors remained far from attending patients for the day', an OPD patient's guardian said.
'Due to doctors' strike,I unable to take my regular checked up at the hospital ',said a pregnant woman.

The association has been placed the charter of demands to the government since long years, yet the government not been giving serious step while solving the grivances. So, the association has bren compelled to take strike and agitation to put pressure government, said Dr AK Brahma,a senior doctor in Kokrajhar. He has urged the government to solve doctors demand and grievances with immediate manner while paving way healthy welfare and good services, he added.

MLA Narzary opened the free blood test centre in Kokrajhar under the ministry of health and family welfare in the state. He gas expresses his hopeful thai the centre will facilitate peoples welfare in the district to make blood tests whenever needed.

in all the government blood testing centres of Assam. The same can be availed from October 2.

Author info

AT Kokrajhar Bureau's picture

Assam Times Kokrajhar bureau office, BTAD.

Add new comment


Republish this content

Random Stories

ULFA men in the city!

22 Jan 2014 - 9:23pm | AT News
Despite heavy deployment of security forces, Guwahati turns into a safe haven for dreaded militants who can carry out subversive activities in the run up to the Republic day celebrations.According to...

Floods in Assam takes grim turn: Dhemaji still worst-hit

17 Jul 2007 - 1:38pm | editor
Guwahati : Assam’s flood situation has taken a grim turn on Tuesday as the Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing at an alarming level. The situation has gone from bad to worse following...

U-17 Subrato Cup football tournament begins

28 Jan 2016 - 8:45am | HK Roy
The 4th edition of Subrato Mukherjee Football tournament began today in the IGJ Hr. Sec School ground, Pasighat with the DDSE Obuk Panor kicking the football in presence of hundreds of soccer lovers...