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Watch these 5 powerful videos of doctors walking out after resigning, setting the stage for Mamata’s Singur moment

The situation in West Bengal had worsened after Banerjee, instead of placating the concerns of doctors, tried to browbeat them into calling off their strike and get back on to their jobs of tending to the injured.

As the impasse between the medical fraternity in West Bengal and the state machinery controlled by the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC worsens, a large number of doctors from many hospitals in Bengal are joining hands in solidarity against Banerjee government’s brazen attack on their colleagues. As the movement gathers steam, medical professionals from across the nation have come together to raise the important issue of their safety while attending to the patients.

The situation in West Bengal had worsened after Banerjee, instead of placating the concerns of doctors, tried to browbeat them into calling off their strike and get back on to their jobs of tending to the injured. Facing intimidation from the state administration, the doctors rather preferred to resign and walk out of the hospitals, marking a watershed moment in the state’s tumultuous history.

Doctors in the state have displayed enormous grit and ineffable fortitude in standing up against the Banerjee government’s tyranny. Here are 5 powerful videos that personify the supreme courage and resilience displayed by doctors in the face of an increasingly hostile state establishment. Even as doctors walked out of their respective hospitals, onlookers and fellow doctors applauded their gesture of squaring up to TMC government’s coercion.

Protesting doctors walking out of the Medical College and Hospital, the crowd gave a round of applause welcoming their decision of resigning.

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Fervid crowds in Kolkata burnt the effigy of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in protest against the state’s coercive stance against the doctors.

In another instance, 43 senior doctors from RG Kar Medical College tendered their resignation and walked out.

Another video surfaced of the massive crowds protesting against the violence against doctors.

Doctors have resolutely stood up against the government’s bullying, conveying they can neither be intimidated nor can their safety be negotiated. As the crisis in Kolkata snowballs, it’s repercussions in other parts of the country are visible, the hour of reckoning has come to herald Banerjee’s Singur moment.

Doctors’ agitation started in Bengal has spread across the country in no time. Doctors from across the country are raising their voices against the attack on the doctors at NRS Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal by a violent mob on 10th June.

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