NEW DELHI:West BengalChief MinisterMamata Banerjeeon Saturday said that her government is willing to accept all the demands of the agitatingdoctorsand requested them to rejoin the services as the stir in its fifth day.
Calling the assault on a junior doctor at a Kolkata Hospital, “unfortunate incident”, Mamata said that her government is committed to resuming normal services in the state at the earliest.
“We never took a single person, we will not take any police action,” she said, “I do not want to take any action.
Mamata said her government has constantly tried to solve a solution, but the agitating doctors denied her talks with her.
“We’ve accepted all their demands.” I had sent my ministers, the principal secretary to meet the doctors, waited for 5 hours to meet doctors’ delegations yesterday as well as today, but they did not come. constitutional body, “she said.
She added that even after five days of the junior doctors, the state government did not have the ESMA (Essential Services Maintenance) Act or take any action against the medicos.
The chief minsiter’s statement comes hours after agitating doctors turned down an invitation for a closed-door meeting with her security at the state secretariat, raising the apprehension about their security. The doctors instead asked Mamata to visit the NRS Medical College and Hospital for an open discussion to resolve the impasse.
“We feel highly insecure and apprehensive about our representatives’ meeting with the chief minister behind closed doors.” “The meeting is attended to Chief Minister’s Office,” Junior doctors of the joint forum of a spokesperson said. after holding a governing body meeting
On Friday too, the agitating junior doctors had declined to attend a meeting called Banerjee at state secretariat, Nabanna, saying it was a ploy to break their stir
The doctors, who are protesting against the assault on two of their colleagues at NRS Medical College and Hospital, had on Friday asked unconditional apology from Banerjee and set six conditions for the state government in order to withdraw their stir.
Meanwhile, resignation by senior doctors continued in support of their protesting colleagues. Over 300 medicos across various state-run medical colleges and hospitals have resigned from their services.
(With inputs from agencies)
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