The nurses said the four percent salary increment was laughable and they demanded that they be given a better package.
When the District Officers failed to address them, they marched to the District Commissioner’s office but were blocked by police officers.
Later the District Commissioner addressed them promising to get back to them over the matter.
The nurses have vowed to go on strike if their interests were not addressed.
Recently, nurses across the country had staged a work boycott demanding better conditions of service and disputing the recent increase they got under the collective bargaining deal.