Karnataka

Probe ordered into denial of wheelchair at VIMS

Man was allegedly forced to carry his ailing daughter on his shoulders

Condeming the incident wherein a man had to allegedly carry his ailing daughter on his shoulders owing to the non-availibility of a wheelchair at Vijayanagar Institute of Health Sciences (VIMS) at Ballari, Medical Education Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan ordered a probe on Thursday.

In a tweet, the Minister said he had directed the Dean of VIMS to order an investigation and take action against the guilty.

“The incident where a father had to carry his daughter and run from one unit to unit due to non-availability of a wheelchair at VIMS Ballari has come to my notice. It is a serious issue and such negligence by the administration is condemnable,” he tweeted.

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