Bhadrak, October 27, 2023: As per media reports, a 14-year-old girl pedalled a trolley rickshaw 35 km to take her injured father to the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Odisha’s Bhadrak.
According to the news published in The Tribune, Sujata Sethi of Nadigan village took her injured father to Dhamnagar hospital, about 14 km away from her village, pedalling her father’s trolley.
However, doctors asked her to shift him to Bhadrak DHH. She pedalled the trolley 35 km to bring her father to the district hospital on October 23. Her father Sambhunath was injured in a group clash on October 22, sources said.
“I neither have money to hire a private vehicle nor a mobile phone to call the ambulance. So, I used my father’s trolley to bring him (Sambhunath) to the hospital,” she said.
“We have no provision for ambulance service to return the patients to home.. He will remain in the hospital till the end of the treatment,” Patra said.
The Incident took place on October 23 but came to light on Thursday when some local people and journalists spotted the girl near Mohatab Chhak in Bhadrak town while she was taking her father back home on the trolley.