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Devendra Fadnavis warned doctors asked to call off strike, says 'Enough is enough'

 2017-03-24 10:30:36.0

Devendra Fadnavis warned doctors asked to call off strike, says Enough is enough

Tahlka News Desk
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis warned doctors, who goes on strike and taking leave from their work said "Enough is enough" ."If doctors are continuing strike leaving patients to die, it shows high degree of insensitivity. It shows they forgot the pledge they take when joining the noble profession." Fadnavis went on to say that the state government spent several lakhs of rupees form taxpayer's money to provide students with medical education.

"Today those very people especially poor are being left to die. What kind of mindset is this," he said. The chief minister also said that he had personally appealed to the doctors and accepted all their demands.

High Court has also directed the government and hospital administration to provide atleast 500 security guards in these state hospitals, including four in Mumbai by April 5 and the remaining 600 by April 15. The court said it will monitor the issue of security of medicos at their workplaces at regular intervals and posted the public interest litigation for hearing after a fortnight.

He has warned the doctors that he will plead with them one last time because his concern are the helpless patients. "As the head of state, I am willing to plead with doctors with folded hands to get them back to work. But this will be the last time. After this it will be strict action. We cannot show any mercy nor forgive doctors who are leaving patients to die," he said.


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