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Woman died after delivering child in Civil Hospital, relatives block traffic on NH in protest

July 24, 2017 08:04 PM

Punjab News Express
ROPAR: The relatives of a 27 year old woman who died due to alleged negligence of civil hospital staff here today afternoon blocked traffic near police lines on Chandigarh-Rupnagar stretch of national highway.

The woman Kamaljit Kaur wife of Charanjit Singh resident of village Jhallian Khurd had delivered a baby girl this morning but bleeding continued after the delivery. The medical staff of the hospital referred the woman to PGI Chandigarh who died on the say to Chandigarh.

The relatives of deceased women returned to Rupanagar and they first blocked traffic near the hiospital complex and then marched to block traffic on the national highway. The roads were blocked for about one and half bour at both the places causing inconvenience to the commuters going towards, Amritsar, Sri Anandpur Sahib and Manali.

The husband of the deceased woman alleged that her wife had died due to sheer negligence as there was no doctor present at the time of delivery which was performed by para-medical staff. He demanded strict action against the doctors. Local MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa also joined the protesters.

Later leader of the opposition and AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira also reached on the spot and he persuaded the agitating people to lift the blockade but he demanded strict action against the doctors.

Civil Surgeon Ropar Dr.Harinder Kaur said that on the complaint of husband of the deceased woman, an inquiry committee has been constituted which will give its report in five days. She said that if anybody fond guilty, strict action would be taken. She said that Kamaljit Kaur had died due to Post Partem Hamerage (PPH). She said that staff which conducted the delivery has been shifted. The post mortem of the dead body has been conducted by a team of doctors.

Civil Surgeon said that Dr.Harbans Singh district family welfare officer, Dr.Bharti Rattan Medical officer incharge of Civil surgeon office and Dr.Sunaina gynecologist would hold the inquiry.

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