The agitation of the Junior doctors in the state entered into 18th day on Thursday as they denied joining back to the duty. The doctors have been protesting to fulfill their long-run demand to follow G.O. 107 released by the government.
Though there were several meetings held between the doctors’ association and state government, nothing succeeded in bringing junior doctors back to the services.
In the fresh development on this issue, Deputy Chief Minister Rajaiah met the Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao to discuss the issue and to bring in his notice the difficulties faced by the people due to the strike.KCR reportedly asked him to find out the alternative solutions to the uprising crisis.
Meanwhile, to reduce the effects, Non-teaching staff and Regular PG students are deputed in place of junior doctors for emergency services in hospitals in the aftermath of the strike. Government reportedly considering to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the situation.