Indore: Local doctors affiliated to Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday joined the nation-wide strike to protest against the Centre's decision to set up National Commission for Health and to bring in some other policy changes concerning the medical field.

Except for the emergency services, 2,000 non-government doctors were on strike in the city since morning, and 350 nursing homes remained closed, the Association sources claimed.

Doctors in the Government-run hospitals wore black bands on their arms to express solidarity with the agitation.

(Agencies)

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