Mumbai, July 22
A shopkeeper in suburban Mahim right here has been taking good care of an aged man affected by partial paralysis who was deserted on streets by his Pune-based household 4 months in the past when the lockdown got here into pressure.
Pradeep Shinde was pressured to make a house exterior a store in Shanti Niketan constructing on Lady Jamshedji Road after his members of the family left him there to fend for himself.
With partial paralysis proscribing his motion, Shinde finds it troublesome to stroll and would typically be seen in a helpless state, stated Faiz Sheikh, who owns a dairy store within the locality.
“When Shinde uncle told me about his plight, I provided him food during the lockdown. But things got worse with the arrival of monsoon and he was left with no safe shelter,” Sheikh stated.
At one level, the aged man fell very ailing because of the climate and needed to be taken to a civic-run hospital close by, he stated.
However, a hospital staffer once more introduced Shinde again to the streets after giving him some medicines, Sheikh stated.
Shopkeepers within the space at the moment are attempting to get assist from native activists to shift Shinde to an previous age dwelling, the place he can stay secure throughout the current well being disaster. PTI