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West Bengal doctors to call off strike as Mamata assures them security

A formal announcement on withdrawal of the strike is likely to be made from the epicentre of the protest, the NRS Medical College and Hospital

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Photo: PTI
Photo: PTI

The protesting doctors in on Monday agreed to withdraw their week-long stir after Chief Minister announced steps to scale up security at hospitals.

An assurance to call off the strike came at a meeting Banerjee held with representatives of the striking doctors at the state secretariat.

"We are satisfied with the meeting," a representative of the doctors said, assuring Banerjee that the strike is going to be called off.

A formal announcement on withdrawal of the strike is likely to be made from the epicentre of the protest, the NRS Medical College and Hospital.

First Published: Mon, June 17 2019. 18:25 IST
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