Aizawl, August 11
Mizoram legislator ZR Thiamsanga, who was visiting the earthquake-hit areas of the distant Champhai district, carried out an emergency caesarean and helped a lady ship when he was informed that no physician was obtainable to take care of her.
Thiamsanga, a physician by occupation who specialises in obstetrics and gynaecology, usually places on his stethoscope to take care of medical emergencies in distant areas.
He was on a go to to his constituency, Champhai North close to the Myanmar border, on Monday to evaluate the damages brought on by the current earthquakes and take inventory of the COVID-19 scenario.
C Lalhmangaihsangi (38) from the distant Ngur village, who was anticipating her second youngster, was bleeding profusely and her situation was vital, Thiamsanga informed PTI.
The medical officer of the Champhai hospital was on depart attributable to well being points and the girl was not ready to journey to Aizawl, about 200 km away, he stated.
When I used to be knowledgeable concerning the situation of the girl, I instantly rushed to the hospital and carried out an emergency caesarean, he added.
The mom and the newborn are doing effectively, he stated.
Thiamsanga stated it was his duty to assist these in want.
In June, he hit the headlines when he rushed to take care of an ailing safety personnel guarding the India-Myanmar border, crossing a stream and strolling a number of kilometres.
He contested the 2018 election on a Mizo National Front (MNF) ticket and defeated sitting Congress MLA TT Zothansanga.
He is at current additionally the vice-chairman of the state Health and Family Welfare Board. PTI