Junior Doctors working with government medical colleges and hospitals across Chhattisgarh on Tuesday suspended their strike which they launched seeking a hike in scholarship.
The, Indian Medical Association, Raipur unit, President Dr Rakesh Gupta and senior Congress leaders urged the striking doctors to end their strike as it entered the sixth day.
They said the strike was causing inconvenience on the patients.
Gupta assured them a one-to-one meeting with Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The strike was suspended for the talks.
A delegation of Junior Doctors Association Raipur met Baghel late in the evening to discuss their demands. Health and Family Welfare Minister T.S. Singh Deo was present.
Baghel discussed all the issues raised by the doctors. He sought suggestions for a positive solution to the persistent issues. After reading the doctors' memorandum, he assured them prompt action on their demands.
Gupta said the Chief Minister and Health Minister have promised to resolve the various issues positively.