Belagavi (Karnataka), August 17
With nobody reportedly coming to their help as a result of COVID-19 scare, a household was pressured to move a physique on a bicycle amid heavy rains at a village in Belagavi district on Sunday.
As the video of the incident went viral, the Congress state unit flayed the federal government for its “apathy” to offer an ambulance to move the physique.
Sharing the video on Twitter, Congress state chief D Ok Shivakumar wrote, “Relatives of a 70-year-old person who died in Kittur, Belagavi had to carry the body for cremation on a bicycle in heavy rains.”
Relatives of a 70-yr-old useless individual in Kittur, Belagavi needed to carry the physique for cremation on a bicycle in heavy rains.
CM @BSYBJP, the place is your govt? Why was an ambulance not supplied?
This incompetent Govt lacks humanity & has been a complete failure in dealing with the pandemic. pic.twitter.com/PQfUe2oFXg
— DK Shivakumar (@DKShivakumar) August 17, 2020
Questioning the federal government, he mentioned “CM B S Yediyurappa, where is your government? Why was an ambulance not provided? ….. Govt lacks humanity & has been a total failure in handling the pandemic.”
According to the relations, the person had fever for 2 days and the medical group on the native major well being care suggested the household to confess him to hospital as he was displaying coronavirus signs.
As the household ready to take him to hospital, he died.
The household mentioned that they had dialled the emergency quantity for an ambulance however there was no response.
The neighbours too didn’t come to their help on account of COVID-19 scare, they claimed.
Finally, the household determined to hold the physique on a bicycle amid rains and took it to the cremation floor for the final rites.
Government and hospital officers weren’t instantly accessible for remark. PTI