Tuesday, August 22, 2017
108 AMBULANCE SERVICE HIT IN FOUR DISTRICTS Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | PNS | Balangir | in Bhubaneswar
108 AMBULANCE SERVICE HIT IN FOUR DISTRICTS
| Bhubaneswar | Balangir | in
The 108 Ambulance service members who include drivers, attendants and pharmacists on Monday staged a demonstration by parking ambulances before the Collectorate here and submitted their resignation to District Collector protesting against the arrest of their association president Manoj Kumar Sahu on Sunday by police.
According to sources a meeting between 108Ambulance staffs and the service provider organisation’s representatives had been held on August 8 and there was exchange of words between the ambulance staffs and the officials of the service provider organisation.
Later, Dhaneshwar Tirkey of the service provider organisation lodged a complaint with police for alleged misbehaviour, intimidation and casting aspersion on his cast. Acting on the complaint, police arrested Manoj Sahu.
Ambulance staffs have also lodged a complaint with the Balangir town police on Monday.
Ambulance service in Balangir district was disrupted due to the strike by the 108 Ambulance staffs.
The drivers resorted to the stir by parking 17 ambulances in front of the district Collector’s office.
Till last reports came in, the district administration was looking for alternatives to keep ambulance services intact.