Raipur, September 8
A 55-year-old mentally challenged girl, who had gone lacking from her native place in West Bengal almost 15 years in the past, has been reunited together with her household following efforts made by the Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority, officers mentioned.
It was an emotional homecoming for Laxmi Parui as her brother and different relations welcomed her at their dwelling in Shibpur village in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Sunday, officers mentioned.
Parui, who was mentally unsound, received separated from her household round 15 years again and someway reached Chhattisgarh, the state authorized companies authority’s member secretary Siddharth Agrawal mentioned on Monday.
“In April 2017, a police constable in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district admitted the woman, who was then identified as Parvati Bai, to Sendri Mental Hospital in neighbouring Bilaspur district and since then she was undergoing treatment there,” he mentioned.
In June this 12 months, the Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority (CGSLSA) obtained a letter from the Sendri hospital that the lady has recovered from her sickness and disclosed that she is a resident of South 24 Praganas district in West Bengal, he mentioned.
The hospital authorities additionally requested to hint her household, the official mentioned.
On the course of Chhattisgarh High Court Chief Justice P R Ramchandra Menon, who’s the patron-in-chief of CGSLSA, and Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, the chief chairman of CGSLSA, efforts have been made to search out her household.
Agrawal mentioned the CGSLSA wrote to the State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) of West Bengal about this and it was later discovered the lady’s precise title was Laxmi Parui, who was mentally challenged and had gone lacking from her dwelling round 15 years again, Agrawal mentioned.
Based on images obtained from the West Bengal authorities, her id was duly established, he mentioned.
On Saturday night, the lady, accompanied by two ladies constables of Government Railway Police, was despatched by prepare to Kolkata. They reached there on Sunday morning and later the lady was reunited together with her household, he mentioned.
West Bengal SLSA’s member secretary Durga Khaitan instructed PTI over the cellphone that based mostly on the knowledge supplied by CGSLSA, the district authorized companies authority of South-24 Parganas tried to hint the lady’s household.
In the method, the authorities discovered a person, Gopal Parui, who mentioned his sister had gone lacking when he was very younger. Later, the lady’s images have been exchanged between the authorized companies authorities of the 2 states and her id was confirmed, she mentioned.
“According to her family, the woman was married and had a daughter, but was later abandoned by her husband. She subsequently came back to her father’s place with her daughter and one day she went missing,” Khaitan mentioned.
“Everyone in her family was happy to see her again, especially her daughter, who is now married, and even we felt satisfied,” she mentioned.
Meanwhile, Justice Sanjib Banerjee, government chairman of SLSA, West Bengal, has ordered South 24 Parganas district authorities to offer free ration to the lady for her complete life, she mentioned. PTI