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BJP workers held for bid to picket assembly

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Around 150 workers were today arrested when they attempted to picket the Union Territory Assembly demanding the resignation of Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao over the death of three patients due to power failure while undergoing dialysis at a hospital.

The agitators led by President of the local unit of the V Saminathan raised slogans alleging that there was "serious medical negligence" which led to the death of the patients on March 9 when they were undergoing dialysis at the hosptial.


The should initiate immediate action against all those responsible for the negligence, they said.

When they tried to enter the Assembly premises, police arrested them. All those arrested were later released, police said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 20:22 IST
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