Press Esc to close
Saturday 01 October 2016
News updated at 10:23 AM IST
Weather
Max: 29.7°C
Min : 20.5°C
In Bengaluru
Generally cloudy

Razia's family unable to foot bills

Bangalore, Dec 3, 2012, DHNS :

Razia Sultana (5), a resident of Nagashettyhalli who was bitten by a dog on Sunday, is now being treated at M S Ramaiah Hospital in the City.

The doctors have directed her to stay in the hospital for two months till she recovers completely.

Razia was injured in her right cheek, neck and leg.

Though Dr Parviz Ahmad Piran, joint director of BBMP’s animal husbandry department, said Razia would have to undergo a facial surgery in the future, her family is unable to bear the mounting hospital expenses. Speaking to Deccan Herald, Hussain Khan, Razia‘s uncle, said they had spent Rs 20,000 so far.

‘No monetary help’

Though many BBMP officials visited the hospital and assured her parents of monetary help, nothing has come about so far, he added.

“She will be kept in the ICU ward for two to three days. Later, she will be shifted to the general ward.

“According to the hospital staff, every day we should pay Rs 200 at the general ward.

A few government officers who visited Razia told us that our medical expenses will be reimbursed only after we furnish the medical bills. I sincerely request government officials to support us financially now, as we cannot afford the costly medicines,” said the victim’s uncle.

On Razia’s health, Dr Piran said that she was responding well to the treatment. The rabid dog that attacked Razia will be kept under observation for 10 days.

“I have informed the Mayor about the financial status of the victim’s family,” he said.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A hair stylist Kailash Kashid creates a special hair cut slogan of Maratha Kranti Morcha...

A hair stylist Kailash Kashid creates a special hair cut slogan of Maratha Kranti Morcha...

Actor Salman Khan plays with his sister Arpita's kid at an event for the tie-up between...

Actor Salman Khan plays with his sister Arpita's kid at an event for the tie-up between...

Artisans work on a giant model of Hindu god Ganesh during preparations for the upcoming Durga Puja..

Artisans work on a giant model of Hindu god Ganesh during preparations for the upcoming Durga Puja..

The palace witnessed very little visitors on the day and thus children enjoy playing at the...

The palace witnessed very little visitors on the day and thus children enjoy playing at the...

Temples submerged at Gwari Ghat due to floods caused in Narmada River by heavy rains...

Temples submerged at Gwari Ghat due to floods caused in Narmada River by heavy rains...

Indian Army vehicles move towards border areas in Akhnoor sector on India Pakistan Border...

Indian Army vehicles move towards border areas in Akhnoor sector on India Pakistan Border...

BJP activists celebrate the Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control in PoK...

BJP activists celebrate the Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control in PoK...

all-party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday following Indian army's surgical strikes along the LoC...

all-party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday following Indian army's surgical strikes along the LoC...

People celebrate after Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control...

People celebrate after Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control...

Artists practice the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad...

Artists practice the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523