SC refuses urgent hearing on plea seeking increased security for govt doctors

Last Modified Tuesday, 18 June 2019 (13:30 IST)
New Delhi: The on Tuesday refused an urgent hearing in seeking increased for in government hospitals.
There is no urgency  to hear the matter as doctors have called off their strike in West  Bengal and other states, a bench, headed by Justice Deepak Gupta, said."A detailed hearing shall be made after summer break,'' it added.
The petition was filed by lawyer Alakh Alok Srivastava in the wake of protests by doctors in West Bengal against an attack on their colleagues allegedly by the relatives of a patient who died on June 10 at Kolkata's NRS Hospital.
Doctors in West Bengal called off their week-long strike on Monday night after meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.(UNI)