Meeting between Akhilesh and striking doctors remains inconclusive
With aid services badly affected across state for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav met a team of doctors complaining the arrest of twenty four junior physicians following a scuffle with a Samajwadi Party leader.
The agitation gathered steam in urban center, Varanasi, Lucknow, Gorakhpur and different places. All out patient department (OPDs) services were suspended, however emergency services continued , as the amount of deaths because of lack of treatment rose to thirty seven.
The doctors area unit on strike since Gregorian calendar month twenty eight. A civil disobedience was conjointly brought out here Tuesday. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has vulnerable Associate in Nursing all-India strike from Wednesday.
After a gathering with Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday, a seven-member delegation of the putting doctors aforementioned they weren't convinced by the chief minister's assurances of ordering a pursuit into the allegations by the medical fraternity.
He told the doctors that the probe would be completed at intervals 3 weeks.
The twenty four junior doctors were in remission from their hostel in Kanpur when Samajwadi Party politician from town Irfan Solanki was concerned during a scuffle with students and junior doctors of B.R. Ambedkar Medical faculty and Hospital.
A delegation of IMA members conjointly met President Pranab Mukherjee seeking action against Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kanpur Yashaswi Yadav and therefore the politician.
Health Minister Ahmad Hasan conjointly aforementioned the guilty would be engaged and urged the provocative doctors to come to figure.
"You got to follow the noble profession and area unit obliged to treat patients," he said.
Expressing commonality with the putting doctors, a number of their colleagues at the All Asian nation Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Safdarjung Hospital in Indian capital, and people in Chhattisgarh conjointly joined the protest.
In Agra, emergency services at the S.N. Medical faculty were badly affected as doctors continued their agitation, forcing many patients to come home or get admitted to personal hospitals.
All wards of the district hospital and therefore the woman Loyal girls Hospital pass the government were full.
Patients were lying on floors outside the wards, aforementioned activist Shravan Kumar.
In Aligarh, doctors stayed far from add support of their colleagues in Kanpur.
In Ghaziabad, the strike continued for the second day Tuesday, with dentists and homoeopaths together with members of the National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA) conjointly connexion in.
About five hundred medical practitioners Tuesday control a gathering at the IMA Bhawan and marched to the district magistrate's workplace. They given a memoranda, self-addressed to Akhilesh Yadav, voice communication that just cathartic the medical students from jail wasn't acceptable.
They demanded that the SSP Kanpur be transferred from his post, a criminal case filed against Solanki, and criminal cases registered against the scholars be withdrawn.
All OPD services remained suspended, whereas doctors took out a candle march from Navyug market. However, emergency services were being provided.