Man takes ailing mother to hospital on handcart


    Shahjahanpur (UP): A man carrying his ailing mother on a handcart for more than four kilometres to reach a community health centre in the Jalalabad area of Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur district has portrayed the state of health facilities in the state. The 65-year-old woman Bina Devi died on the way to hospital on Wednesday. Despite his best efforts the 45-year-old man Dinesh could find an ambulance to take his mother to the community health centre, sources said.

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    According to reports, the elderly woman developed acute stomach pain early in the morning. Dinesh tried to call an ambulance, but after waiting for a long time, when it was not available and his mother’s condition deteriorated, he decided to take her to a nearby community health centre on a handcart. After he reached the health centre, a doctor checked the woman and declared her ‘brought dead’.  

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