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NRS Principal, Vice-principal resign

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Amid the ongoing junior doctors' strike that has paralysed services in most of Bengal's state-run hospitals, the principal and the of College and resigned on Thursday.

The College piricipal Saibal Mukhereje sent in his resignation to the director,

The and vice principal also put in his papers.

"We are sorry. This government is so shameless, that even our principal has had to resign," said a of the striking doctors

The protests erupted at the state-run NRS on Tuesday morning bringing the to a standstill, after a was allegedly beaten up by the kin of a 75-year-old patient who died there late on Monday night.

The family members of the deceased patient alleged medical negligence. An intern named sustained a in the attack and was admitted in the intensive care unit of the

With improvement in his condition, Mukherjee has been shifted to the general bed and will be released from the hospital within the next two days.



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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 23:56 IST