Heartbreaking pictures are coming out from all over the country during this bad phase of Corona. Somewhere in the hospitals Corona patients are facing problems due to lack of beds, medicines and oxygen. Somewhere the bodies of the dead are seen floating in the Ganges.
In this sequence, a painful picture came out of Jalandhar in Punjab. Allegedly, a helpless father was forced to carry the dead body of his 11-year-old daughter on the shoulder. According to the information, the child had corona-like symptoms. Because of this, no one was ready to shoulder his bier. In such a situation, the forced father placed the dead body of the daughter and took her to the crematorium, where her last rites were performed.
According to media reports, the deceased girl’s father’s name is Dileep, who is originally from Odisha. His 11-year-old daughter Sonu had been suffering from fever for the past two months. He was referred to Amritsar Medical College after being treated at a government hospital in Jalandhar.
His daughter died on 9 May upon reaching Amritsar. After the daughter’s demise, when she asked for help from the people for the last rites, everyone refused. No one came forward to shoulder Dileep’s daughter’s bier. In such a situation, the dead body of Dileep daughter was lifted on her shoulder and taken to the crematorium.
Earlier, one such emotional picture came out from Firozabad in UP. Here, a father had to be forced to take his daughter’s body on a bike due to lack of an ambulance. Similarly, due to the non-availability of an ambulance in Agra, UP, the father’s body had reached the crematorium tied to the roof of the car. Due to the rapid rate of deaths among people in the second wave of Corona, the health infrastructure of the country is constantly being questioned.