PTI | Updated: Jun 17, 2019, 17:25 IST
- The doctors apprised Banerjee of the problems
- Banerjee has asked the cops to appoint nodal officers for hospitals in the state
- The junior doctors also sought exemplary punishment for those people
KOLKATA:West Bengalchief ministerMamata Banerjeeasked police to appoint nodal officers for security at doctors in all government hospitals in the heart of the striking medicines on Monday.
In the meeting, which was held on the state secretariat, a doctors’ delegation apprised Banerjee of the problems that they have been facing medical colleges and hospitals and said they fear for their safety.
Banerjee asked the police officers, present in the meeting to appoint nodal officers for hospitals in the state to provide security to the doctors
West Bengal health secretary, MoS Chandrima Bhattacharya and other state officials were present in the meeting, besides 31 junior doctors.
The state government who had been allowed to protesters’ demand that talks should be held in the presence of media, allowed only two regional news channels to cover the meeting.
The chief minister told the striking doctors that no government has been booked by the government.
The representatives of the United Forum of Junior doctors also demanded for example the victims of assault on doctors at NRS Medical College and Hospital on June 11.
Banerjee also directed formation of grievance redressal units in all state-run hospitals
She said the state government has taken steps and arrested in the NRS incident.
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