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Episode 398 June 18, 2019

Doctors call off strike, machines to replace manual scavenging and Pakistani blogger killed

Last night, protesting doctors in West Bengal announced to end their week-long strike after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met with 31 representatives from medical colleges and agreed to their demands. Ravik Bhattacharya, who has been reporting on the strikes, joins us to tell us about the issues that were raised in the meeting and the extent to which the demands were met. Next, Mallica Joshi talks about the specially designed sewer cleaning machines which the Delhi government is providing to relatives of manual scavengers who have died cleaning sewers. And last, the 22 year old Pakistani blogger and freelance journalist Muhammad Bilal Khan was killed by an unidentified man on Sunday night.


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Doctors call off strike, machines to replace manual scavenging and Pakistani blogger killedLast night, protesting doctors in West Bengal announced to end their week-long strike after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met with 31 representatives from medical colleges and agreed to their demands. Ravik Bhattacharya, who has been reporting on the strikes, joins us to tell us about the issues that were raised in the meeting and the extent to which the demands were met. Next, Mallica Joshi talks about the specially designed sewer cleaning machines which the Delhi government is providing to relatives of manual scavengers who have died cleaning sewers. And last, the 22 year old Pakistani blogger and freelance journalist Muhammad Bilal Khan was killed by an unidentified man on Sunday night. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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