The stand-off between some 3,000 junior docs and the Madhya Pradesh authorities continued into the sixth day on Saturday with the previous refusing to again down regardless of the Excessive Courtroom calling their stir unlawful.
On Saturday, the state authorities despatched eviction notices to the docs, who had resigned in protest following the HC order on Thursday, to vacate their hostels.
“Our peaceable protest will proceed. They’ve requested us to vacate the federal government hostel in Bhopal, and likewise pay bond charges (which runs into a number of lakh rupees”. After they can serve us eviction notices, why not launch a written order growing our stipend,” Madhya Pradesh Junior Medical doctors Affiliation (JUDA) secretary Ankita Tripathi advised PTI.
She mentioned JUDA functionaries had tried to resolve the problem by looking for an appointment with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Whereas Tripathi mentioned there was no plan as of now to method the Supreme Courtroom in opposition to the MP HC order, some others mentioned it was an possibility.
In the meantime, MP Medical Schooling Minister Vishwas Sarang advised PTI the state authorities had given a stipend hike of 17 per cent however the docs had been adamant it needs to be 24 per cent.
“The Excessive Courtroom has termed their strike unlawful and requested them to return to work inside 24 hours. We’re prepared to carry talks to settle the problem. We’ve got accepted most of their calls for,” he advised PTI.
Junior docs in six medical schools throughout Madhya Pradesh have been protesting for a stipend hike in addition to free COVID-19 therapy for them and their household.