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Medicine stores will remain close for 24 hours across the state

Bhubaneswar29/5/17: Medicine stores will remain close for 24 hours following a strike called by All India Organisation of Chemist and Drugist across the country on Monday.

From today midnight to tomorrow midnight all medicine stores will close across the state.

Utkal Chemist and Drugist Association in the state also supporting this stir.

To protesting the online sale of medicine and e-portal set up by Central government organization has called up the stir.

On the other hand, in view of the strike state government has directed authorities of health department and hospitals to stock medicine under Niramaya Scheme, said  Pramod Meherda, health secretary

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