Kolkata, June 12 -- People for Better Treatment (PBT) filed an urgent PIL in the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday against the state health department, West Bengal Medical Council and the NRS hospital concerning the ongoing strike by doctors.

The PIL will come up before the Chief Justice on Friday.

A 12-hour shut down in hospitals across West Bengal began on Wednesday in protest against the attack on a junior doctor at Nil Ratan Sircar (NRS) Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata by relatives of a patient who died.

The junior doctor Paribaha Mukhopadhayay is in critical condition.

The trouble ensued after a 75-year old man - Kolkata's Tangra resident Md. Sayeed - died on Monday evening. But the victim's family alleged that the neglige...