Ludhiana, June 06, 2017 (Neel Kamal Sonu): On a call given by the National IMA Headquarters, All doctors of Ludhiana observed a complete Strike. All Medical Institutions including clinics, hospitals, charitable medical institutions, corporate hospitals and teaching hospitals including DMC and CMC observed a complete shutdown. Doctors after closing their establishments assembled at IMA House.
Dr Manoj Kumar Sobti Past State President IMA Punjab addressing the gathering informed that about 60000 doctors from all over the country assembled at Rajghat New Delhi in support of our demands. Dr. Sobti said medical profession is passing through a critical phase it’s a do and die situation for the doctors. Enough is enough. Now doctors are not willing to take any more nuisances from miscreants. He informed that 250 Clinics of Indian Dental Association also closed in the city.
Dr. Ashish K Saxena Sr. Vice President Ludhiana IMA said if this trend continues, patients and society at large, will be losers. Dr. Kulwant Singh Informed that a delegation of about 70 doctors led by branch President Dr Avinash Jindal also participated in the New Delhi rally. Dr Bimal Kanish Secretary IMA Ludhiana said that if government does not accede to our demands than medical fraternity will not hesitate to take harsh steps.
A delegation of doctors led by Dr. Manoj Sobti including Dr. Kulwant Singh, Dr. Ashish Saxena, Dr. Neeraj Aggarwal, Dr. Gaurav Sachdeva and Dr. Bimal Kanish, Secretary IMA Ludhiana also met Deputy Commissioner Ludhiana for submitting a memorandum of demands.