NIDA calls for complete shutdown of medical services for 24- hours
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NIDA calls for complete shutdown of medical services for 24- hours

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August 25, 2020

The Nagaland In-Service Doctors Association (NIDA) has called for a complete shutdown of all medical services throughout the state for 24 hours from 6 am on Wednesday to protest alleged assault of doctors by police personnel. NIDA president Dr Ritu Thurr and secretary Dr Ahu Sekhose in a release on Monday said the shutdown is to protest alleged police brutality against doctors.


New Delhi, 25 August 2020

As per news report of PTI, However, emergency services will remain functional. The NIDA officials said that in spite of the "barbaric assault" by police personnel on Dr Nosezol Sezo on April 3 at Dimapur and Dr Mongshithung on April 17 at Wokha, the Association, as a matured organization, has refrained from taking any drastic action, keeping in mind the sacred responsibility of public health as its top priority.

Source -PTI


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