The resident doctors at AIIMS, New Delhi, called off their protest on Saturday morning and said they would return to work.

However, the AIIMS Association of Resident Doctors threatened to launch an indefinite stir if the West Bengal government failed to meet the demands of medical practitioners in the state.

The Resident doctors at AIIMS have issued an ultimatum to Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal. They have asked the state government to fulfill the demands of the doctors within 48 hours

Meanwhile, Amrinder Singh Malhi, President of Resident Doctors’ Association, AIIMS said, all resident doctors are back to work but they will continue with symbolic protest by wearing black badges, bandages & helmets, but if condition worsens they will go on indefinite strike from June 17.

On Friday, doctors from AIIMS, Safdarjung, Lok Nayak and GTB hospitals, along with several private hospitals in Delhi, went on strike, leaving healthcare services crippled.

They were standing in solidarity with their colleagues in Bengal who were protesting the alleged assault on two medical interns at the hands of the family of a patient who died on Monday evening.