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Bengal Doctors' Strike

Healthcare services across West Bengal were disrupted as junior doctors in government and private hospitals continued their strike demanding fool-proof security following an assault on an intern after the death of a patient.

June 13, 2019

Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata. Emergency wards, outdoor facilities, pathological units of many government medical colleges and hospitals, and a number of private medical facilities in the state have remained closed over the past two days in the wake of the protest.

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Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik

A patient waits at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik

A view of the deserted Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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A patient, in an ambulance, waits at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik

Relatives of a child-patient wait at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik

Junior doctors locked up the hospital gates, stopped work at the outpatient department (OPD) at NRS Medical College and Hospital to protest against the attack on their colleagues by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

Patients wait outside the NRS Medical College and Hospital as the Doctors went on strike after one of their colleagues was allegedly attacked by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

Junior doctors protest at NRS Medical College and Hospital after one of their colleagues was allegedly attacked by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

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