Doctors’ nationwide strike LIVE updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals are likely to take a hit on Monday as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a day in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had given the June 17 strike call with the withdrawal of non-essential health services across the country. AIIMS Delhi has, however, decided to stay away from the protests to take care of the patients.
In Delhi, doctors at the Centre-run Safdarjung Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital, RML Hospital as well as Delhi government facilities such as GTB Hospital, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital and Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital will not function today. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has agreed to meet the protesting Kolkata doctors at around 3 pm. IndiaToday.in will be updating you LIVE on the doctors’ nationwide strike, stay with us.