AMU junior doctors go on indefinite strike

Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 14:56

Aligarh: Junior doctors at the Dr Ziauddin
Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University, have gone on an
indefinite strike demanding an increase in the number of Post
Graduate seats in the college.

The Resident Doctor`s Association at the Jawaharlal Nehru
Medical College has also supported the strike.

The demands by the junior doctors include "non-academic
Junior Residentship Policy" as followed by the Maulana Azad
Dental College at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New
Delhi.

Hundreds of patients at the Out Patient Department (OPD)
were affected by today`s strike.

"The junior doctors have been forced to take the extreme
measure as they were "terribly understaffed and overworked,"
Dr Shahzad Alam, President of the Resident Doctors`
Association (RDA), J N Medical College said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 23, 2012 - 14:56

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