Intensifying their agitation on Monday, 911 government doctors resigned from their posts over the government's alleged failure to meet their 14 point charter of demands, affecting health care services in hospitals across the state.
    
Siddaramaiah, who has called doctors' action (resignations) as "incorrect", said he would convene a meeting with doctors to solve the impasse.
    
"They (doctors) have promised that there won't be any trouble to patients. Our U T Khader (Health Minister) is in talks with them. Tomorrow (Wednesday) I will talk to them. I will call them for meeting tomorrow," Siddaramaiah told reporters here.
    
He said "...all the demands have to be discussed across the table by thoroughly looking at what is possible and what is not. Government is ready to hold talks with open mind."
    
Siddaramaiah said steps had been taken so that patients don't face difficulties, adding, "I also believe that doctors will attend to work as they have promised that patients won't be troubled".
    
Khader had on Monday said that 911 government doctors have submitted their resignations. However, their resignations have not been accepted or rejected.
    
The doctors are also demanding filling up of vacant posts, payment of salaries in time and adequate stock of medicines to all health department hospitals.

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