Bombay High Court to hear plea on Maharashtra doctors' strike
Dr Rohan Mhamunkar was beaten up by a mob at the Dhule Hospital. Photograph: (Twitter)
The Bombay High Court will hear a plea on doctor's strike as Maharashtra witnessed mass leave by doctor's protesting against the recent attack on a resident doctor in Dhule Civil Hospital.
The High Court's move comes as Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) continued their strike on Tuesday as it entered the fifth day today. According to media reports, about 4,000 resident doctors are on strike across Maharashtra.
Mumbai-People wait outside Sion Hospital as resident doctor's across state continue strike over thrashing of a doctor by patient's relatives pic.twitter.com/XL2TVv45lt— ANI (@ANI_news) March 21, 2017
Mumbai: Doctors sitting on silent protest outside OPD at Sion Hospital after recent incidents of violence against doctors pic.twitter.com/QXZiQL57vx— ANI (@ANI_news) March 20, 2017
In last one week there were 4 incidents of attack on doctors. Till we get assured that we can work safely, we will not work: Nirali, Doctor pic.twitter.com/nT0bc0Mh7m— ANI (@ANI_news) March 20, 2017
ANI reported a crowd outside Mumbai’s Sion Hospital as resident doctors continued their strike on Monday.
Dr Avinash Supe, the dean of KEM Hospital, said on Monday they are making all emergency arrangements to ensure that patients don't suffer due to the strike.
Dr Rohan Mhamunkar was beaten up by a mob at the Dhule Hospital in Maharashtra on the night of March 12.
According to police, an accident victim had been admitted to the hospital, and his relatives had a spat with Dr Mhamunkar over the course of treatment and beat him up.
Maharashtra: Doctor beaten up by patient's relatives allegedly due to delay in treatment at a hospital in Dhule on the night of 12 March pic.twitter.com/2ptLVRl9En— ANI (@ANI_news) March 14, 2017
The CCTV footage of the assault had gone viral.