The strike caused hardships to the thousands of patients who arrived at state-run hospitals, where doctors were providing only emergency treatment.
The two doctors, from the medicine department, were on duty and around 1.30 pm, they were brutally thrashed by the family members of a patient who died during treatment.
The health of two government service doctors, who began protest along with four others, to stress on their four-point chart of demands, has deteriorated.
The striking doctors stressed on their four-point charter of demands including pay hike, 50 per cent reservation for service doctors in PG courses.
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The resident doctors in Maharashtra have been demanding stipend on par with that of their colleagues in central institutes and maternity leave.
The bill proposes to replace the Medical Commission of India with a National Medical Commission to regulate all aspects of medical education, profession and institutions.
Doctors alleged that the AIIMS RDA leadership didn't answer calls the entire day and just released a letter in the evening stating their support to call off the strike.
The doctors' body has also called for demonstrations and hunger strikes at its local branches and urged medical students to boycott classes.
The study says that the lack of infrastructure and human resource at government hospitals are majorly to blame for scuffles between doctors and patients’ kin.
They said the AIIMS administration also assured them that the strike period, August 1 to 3, would be considered as "on duty".
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The Resident Doctors' Associations (RDA) of the AIIMS, RML and some other hospitals have given separate notices to the administration regarding the proposed strike.
Doctors in the private hospitals completely boycotted out-patient services, while those in state-run hospitals attended only to patients in the out-patient departments.
The incident took place in the evening after the patient, Rajkishore Dixit (50), who was critically ill, died during treatment, an official said.
Among missing essentials listed by the doctors were surgeon gown, disposable/stitched, surgical gauge, surgical gauge pad, disposable examination gloves.