Doctors, nurses call off 2-day stir after CM Narayanasamy's intervention

Healthcare services in the UnionTerritory resumed on Sunday after doctors, nurses and staff ofgovernment hospitals called off their two-day sit-in strikefollowing Chief Minister V Narayanasamys intervention.

They had gone on strike since Friday, demanding actionagainst an Inspector and his relatives for allegedlyassaulting a duty doctor and a nurse after his 80-year-oldfather died at the Indira Gandhi Government General Hospital afew days ago.

The strike had hit health care services, except inCOVID-19 designated hospitals.

The Chief Minister, at a meeting with representatives ofthe staff on Saturday night, assured them that cases would beregistered under non-bailable sections of the IPC against theInspector and his relatives.

Initially, police had registered cases on a complaint frommedical superintendent, but the health staff demanded thatthey be booked under non-bailable sections.

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