Resident medical doctors on the civic-run Hindu Rao Hospital on Wednesday protested over non-payment of their due salaries for the final three months and went on a “symbolic indefinite strike”, officers mentioned.
A bunch of medical doctors, who have been joined by nurses of the hospital, held placards and raised slogans demanding their due salaries, on the most important gate of the power.
Hindu Rao Hospital is the biggest municipal hospital in Delhi with 900 beds, and is at the moment a devoted COVID-19 facility. A lot of its healthcare staff had contracted the an infection earlier.
Since, it’s a devoted coronavirus facility, the “providers is not going to be primarily affected”.
“We’re on a symbolic indefinite strike to make our voices heard to authorities, who haven’t responded to our attraction thus far. We now have been doing the symbolic pen down from 9 am to 12 midday, for the final a number of days, in addition to on-line protests, however nobody listened to us,” mentioned Abhimanyu Sardana, president of the Resident Medical doctors Affiliation of the power.
So, the protest passed off and medical doctors who will not be on COVID-19 rotational obligation joined, he mentioned.
“We’re people too and have a household to run. We’re risking our lives for humanity on this pandemic. Is it an excessive amount of to ask for our due salaries,” Mr Sardana mentioned.
North Delhi Mayor Jai Prakash had lately mentioned, “We’re doing every part attainable to resolve the problem”.