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Relatives vandalize nursing home after death of woman, new-born

By Nihar Beura

November 2017

KalingaTV News Network

Puri: Tension ran high at a Nursing Home in Labanya Vihar area in Puri town last night after a pregnant woman died along with the new-born soon after the delivery. Kin of the deceased blamed the deaths on doctor’s negligence.

The deceased has been identified as Monalisa Mohanty of Markandeswar Sahi.

Monalisa was rushed to the Sai Saudamini Nursing Home located at the Matiapada Square in Labanya Vihar area of Puri last night after she reported labour pain. However, she turned critical along with the new-born following the delivery and was referred to Puri DHH by the attending doctor Kalpalata Pati. Both the woman and the new-born were declared dead by the doctors upon reaching the DHH.

Relatives of the patient went berserk at the Nursingh Home after the death news spread and vandalized the nursing home. They demanded action against Dr Pati holding her responsible for the death of the patient.

Tension receded at the nursing home only after police reached and assured the angry relatives of action against the concerned nursing home and the accused doctor.