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Major News and Events of 17 March 2017

What Happened on 17 March 2017


Delhi AIIMS Nurses Proceed on Mass Leave

As per reports, in demand of better wages, over 2,000 staff nurses of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi went on mass casual leave on Friday.

The hospital authority has mentioned that they are trying hard to take care of the in-house patients in the best possible way but the absence of nurses has affected the patient care badly.

The protest of the nurses is against the Seventh Pay Commission.

Doctors reportedly said that only essential medical care is being given to the patients as of now.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat to Swear-in on Saturday

As per reports, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Trivendra Singh Rawat has been chosen by the party as the eighth chief minister of Uttarakhand. He will be swearing-in on Saturday.

Trivendra Singh Rawat was previously a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) pracharak and is also known to be close to BJP chief Amit Shah.