Varanasi DM units up medical panel to probe loss of life of Chhannulal Mishra’s daughter

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The Varanasi district administration has arrange a medical inquiry committee in reference to the loss of life of the elder daughter of celebrated Hindustani classical singer and Padma Vibhushan awardee Chhannulal Mishra — who was additionally the proposer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi within the 2014 LoK Sabha elections. The move adopted allegations of medical negligence in her Covid remedy at a personal hospital within the district.

According to officers, Mishra’s daughter Sangeeta died throughout remedy at Medwin Hospital and Research Centre on April 29, whereas his spouse Manorama Devi handed away earlier that week after creating respiration issues. Sangeeta’s elder sister Namrata has levelled allegations of medical negligence in opposition to the hospital.

To probe her declare, she has requested the administration to look at the CCTV footage of the hospital, the medicine offered to her sister and the payments offered by the hospital for her remedy. It has been knowledgeable that the inquiry panel shaped by the district Justice of the Peace has three medical specialists who will look into the matter from all angles.

Speaking to The Indian Express, Varanasi District Magistrate (DM) Kaushal Raj Sharma mentioned that there’s not sufficient advantage within the allegations as he himself ensured that Sangeeta obtained a correct oxygen-ventilator mattress for remedy, was repeatedly checking with the Medwin Hospital about her medical situation and even supplied to have her shifted to larger healthcare facility 4 days later, after the matter reached PM Modi.

“His daughter Namrata alleged that there was medical negligence by the hospital. While a report has been sent to the DM by the ACP concerned, the latter has set up a medical board to inquire into the matter. Within the next three days, the board will submit a report on the treatment provided. Based on that, we might take action against the hospital concerned,” mentioned Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Kashi Zone Amit Kumar.

“As per reports, Chhannulal’s daughter Sangeeta was admitted to the hospital on April 24 after testing positive for the coronavirus and died on April 29. His wife had died earlier in the month. We have been informed that Namrata had demanded that an inquiry be conducted on the basis of the hospital’s CCTV footage and it should be checked if proper medication was provided to the patient. There is also some issue related to the billing. The inquiry committee formed by the DM will now conduct a thorough investigation,” he mentioned, including that after Sangeeta’s loss of life, an argument ensued on the hospital and the police needed to intervene to calm tempers.

The DM mentioned for the 10 days because the affected person was admitted, he had been in contact with the household and had even spoken with Channulal no less than 4 instances. “After PM Modi talked to Channulalji, I even offered to shift the patient from Medwin to Shubham Hospital, which is a bigger facility, but Namrata refused, saying they were satisfied with the treatment provided at Medwin. The hospital staff even arranged a video call with the patient around 4-5 days ago. The condition of the patient, however, deteriorated and she was shifted to an ICU bed. Even on the day of her death, the doctors were providing me all the details related to her treatment,” Sharma mentioned.

He added that Medwin is a chosen Covid Hospital and has each Level 2 and Level three amenities. It has over 50 sufferers admitted as of now. In 2014, Chhannulal was one of many 4 proposers of PM Modi through the submitting of his nomination from Varanasi. Mishra is a famous exponent of Hindustani classical music from Varanasi.