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Services resume at Kolkata's NRS Hospital

18 Jun 2019, 19:18 GMT+10

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 18 (ANI): Hospital services at NRS Hospital resumed on Tuesday after a week-long protest triggered by an attack on a junior doctor here.

People were seen standing in queues at OPD Counters, Emergency, Pharmacy, and other medical services.

Male and female security staff dressed in green T-shirts were deployed outside the hospital premises.

"My son underwent an operation. We were supposed to get a scheduled checkup but the protest caused us inconvenience. I kept watching the television news to get updates of the strike. I was eagerly waiting for the hospital services to resume" said a patient.

Doctors at NRS medical hospital called off their strike on Monday evening after a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

A nationwide doctor's strike was triggered by an attack on a junior doctor of NRS medical hospital by family members of a patient. (ANI)

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