Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mentally retarded women gets shelter

Yashoda an 55-year-old mentally retarded women who was ailing from several years was seen rambling semi-nude on the streets of Ramanuja Road near JSS Hospital. According to the sources she used to scream suddenly and was not in a position to walk and by pushing herself she used to come on the busy roads where heavy vehicles ply.

Seeing her condition concerned over this, some residents complained SICHREM – District Human Rights Centre Co-ordinator Prasanna in last week. Later, one behalf of center he submitted a memorandum to Deputy Commissioner Harsha Gupta on Friday requesting to provide shelter and medical care for Yashoda.

Responding to this, DC instructed Rehabilitation Center Supervisor Chandrappa for further steps. Later in the evening Chandrappa admitted her for KR Hospital and now she is undergoing treatment at KR Hospital. After some days she will be shifted to Rehabilitation center.

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