Prime Minister Narendra Modi plays the saviour of an eight-day-old girl from Assam when a nail-biting medical rescue drama played out in the national Capital on Saturday evening.
The infant, suffering from a grave medical condition affecting her lungs, was airlifted from Dibrugarh to Delhi’s Gangaram Hospital for life-saving treatment.
The medical team said that the battery to the respiratory machine had just seven Minutes Left before going flat .
According to Daily Mail, UK based news agency, The Prime Minister’s intervention in the nick of time ensured a traffic-free passage for the rescue team who later revealed that the battery to the child’s respiratory machine had just seven minutes left before going flat
The child’s parents say that they owe the life of their daughter to the Prime Minister and Delhi Police.
‘He is our God today,’ Dhrubajyoti Kalita, father of the newborn told Mail Today. ‘We sought help from several influential people, including a top IPS officer from northeast working with Delhi police.
‘Nobody did anything. We did not know what would happen to our daughter.’
Doctors on Sunday said the baby is out of danger and making good progress.
According to the parents, the infant was initially diagnosed with meconium aspiration syndrome – a rare medical condition whereby the baby’s stool enters its lungs.
When the child inhales the contaminated fluid, it causes respiratory disorders that can become fatal.
‘The way we were received at the airport was beyond our imagination,’ Kalita told Mail Today.
‘Delhi police was extremely cordial and professional. We cannot thank enough the Prime Minister and Delhi police,’ Kalita Dhrubajyoti works in Bhramaputra Cracker and Polymer, a Central government enterprise in Dibrugarh.
The mother of the infant, Himakshi Saharia is a primary school teacher.
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