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The IMA has also appealed to President Ram Nath Kovind to "withhold assent until the dangers to the health of the nation accruing from several sections are adequately addressed."

Nursing officers alleged that hospital administration had served them termination notices stating that permanent staff will be hired in their place. "The number of permanent staff to be hired is 1278, while there are more than 3000 vacancies in the hospital. There are adequate vacancies for us," said a protesting officer.