LAHORE  - After keeping OPDs of hospitals in Faisalabad district closed on Wednesday, Young Doctors Association Punjab has announced to go on strike across the province from Thursday (today) to press for the demand of initiation of proceeding against a treasury MPA for manhandling on duty doctor at THQ hospital Samundari.

MPA Rao Kashif slapped Dr Saeed Wahla at THQ Hospital Samundari for not standing up to receive him with respect. People accompanying Rao Kashif also tortured Dr Saeed Wahla.  Talking to The Nation, YDA Punjab spokesman Dr Khurram Shahzad said that services from OPDs of all the hospitals in the province would be withdrawn on Thursday if proceedings were not started against the MPA.  He said that the protest would continue till action against MPA Rao Kashif.  He said that MPA Nighat Nasir Sheikh was suspended for slapping a bus hostess but the government was not taking action against Rao Kashif and his accomplices who tortured on duty doctor and interfered in government working.