Resident doctors of Jaipuria Hospital boycott duties against alleged attack on colleague.

On July 15 the doctors of Jaipuria Hospital in Malviya Nagar area of Jaipur went on a flash strike after a resident doctor was allegedly attacked in an emergency ward by a patient’s family. The doctors boycotted their duties and demanded increased security.

Even after observing a nationwide strike on June 14 by the doctors throughout the nation, it was a staggering moment for the stuffs of Jaipuria Hospital when one of it resident doctor was allegedly attacked by a patient’s family in an emergency ward on July 15.

According to the reports, doctors of the hospital were keeping a watch over the patients in the emergency ward on the night of July 14 when a new patient was brought to the hospital for treatment. As the doctors in the emergency ward were busy attending other patients a youth belonging to the family of the new admitted patient allegedly attacked an on duty doctor in the ward. Soon after the attack a large mob gathered on the spot and brutally attacked the doctors present on duty. They also demolished the hospital’s premises. The police forces were then deployed at the spot to calm down the situation.

Later, on July 15 the doctors of the hospital staged a protest against this incident. They demanded for an action to be taken against this matter and also demanded for security arrangement.

Around six people were later arrested for assaulting the doctors of the hospital.

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