Rajasthan’s nurses take out a rally in Jaipur in support of their demands

Report from Mazdoor Ekta Lehar’s correspondent

25_Aug_Nurses_Rally_in_Jaipur_StageThe Rajasthan Nurses Samyukt Sangarsh Samiti took out a mass rally on 25th August 2023 at the Ramleela Maidan near Ramnivas Bagh in Jaipur. The rally was in support of the nurses’ 11-point demands. Thousands of nurses working in district hospitals, village dispensaries and Primary Health Centres participated in this rally. The rally announced a general strike by nurses on 5h September and submitted a petition to the chief minister.

As was reported earlier in Mazdoor Ekta Lehar, close to 55,000 nurses working across all government hospitals and dispensaries have been carrying out a campaign since 18th July in support of their 11-point demands. However, the government has not paid any heed to the demands of the nurses, leaving no course to them but to go on strike.

25_Aug_Nurses_Rally_in_Jaipur_StageThe nurses have announced that they would be organising various protests in the days running up to the 5th September strike. There will be two-hour protests from 8 am to 10 am at the gate at every dispensary. Notice of protest will be conveyed to the chief minister on 27th August through the officials at the district offices.

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