A pregnant tribal girl was carried in a makeshift stretcher as a result of lack of correct street in a village in Maharashtra’s Palghar district and she or he delivered a child halfway in a dense and darkish forest, officers stated on Monday.
The 21-year-old girl, from Eina village in Jawhar taluka, went into labour on the intervening evening of Saturday-Sunday, a medical officer stated.
As there was no correct street connectivity to the closest hospital, villagers carried her in a ‘dholi’ (makeshift stretcher) by means of a thick forest at round 3 am for 5 kilometres.
A video displaying some folks carrying the girl by means of the forest surfaced on social media platforms.
The girl delivered a child woman halfway within the forest, the medical officer stated.
The mom and little one have been admitted to Jawhar Patangshah Sub District Hospital within the early hours of Sunday. Both of them are effective now, the hospital’s medical superintendent Dr Ramdas Marad stated.
The village is located in a distant space and doesn’t have correct street connectivity.
Last month, a 26-year-old pregnant tribal girl was carried in a makeshift stretcher as a result of lack of a correct street in a village in Mokhada taluka right here amid heavy rains. She misplaced her twin infants at beginning on account of the delay in reaching a medical centre.
Palghar Zilla Parishad president Vaidehi Wadhan instructed reporters on Sunday that villages in distant areas shouldn’t have correct street connectivity.
Health authorities have been instructed to take steps and keep away from such incidents, she stated. PTI COR GK GK