Mumbai: 7 km in Maharashtra. The pregnant woman went to a hospital far away and fainted due to heat wave and died.
Palghar district of Maharashtra is home to a majority of tribal people. The villages where they live have no roads, transport and medical facilities.
Because of this, the death of pregnant women in Palghar district continues as a serial story. Another pregnant woman has died in this row.
Sonali Wagat (21) hails from Ozar Veera village, Palghar district. She was 9 months pregnant. About 3.5 km. He was being treated at a primary health center far away. The doctor at the primary health center had informed that she is likely to give birth on the 27th.
In this environment, on the 12th, she suddenly experienced labor pains. 3.5 km due to lack of road and vehicle facilities. Sonali walked in the scorching sun to the primary health center far away.
The doctor on duty examined Sonali. The doctor said that what happened now was not labor pain but normal pain. He also provided medicine and pills.
This is followed by another 3.5 km. Sonali returned home after walking a distance. About 7 km in severe heat wave. He had walked for a long distance and fainted when he reached home. He tragically died shortly after. The fetus in her womb also died.
Local panchayat president Prakash Nigam says, “Sonali had anemia problem. On the 12th, he suddenly felt pain and the local health worker took him to the primary health centre. The doctor there examined Sonali and gave medicine and pills.
But he died after walking a long distance in the sun. He said that the casualties can be prevented only if roads, transport and medical facilities are established in the villages inhabited by tribal people in Palghar district.