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Kalam plays Samaritan to brutalised boy

November 02, 2004 14:24 IST

The Rashtrapati Bhavan will bear the expenses of the medical treatment of a four-year-old boy from Bhavnagar, Gujarat whose vision was completely damaged when he was attacked by an unidentified person a month ago.

"I got a call from P N Nair, a secretary at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, on Monday and he said that President Kalam was very keen to know about the well-being of the boy -- Mahesh Kumbhania -- and that all expenses of his operation would be taken care of by them," Bhavnagar District Superintendent of Police Hasmukh Patel told PTI in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.

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"I talked with the secretary on Tuesday too and he told me that the President is keen to know everything about the case and the boy's treatment and I have been told to submit a status report," Patel, who has been personally following the case, said.

At present, Mahesh is getting his cornea treated by Mumbai-based eye surgeon Dr S Natarajan and is likely to be shifted to Ahmedabad later for cornea grafting treatment.

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Number of User Comments: 3

Sub: A true Samaritan indeed!

I had been desperately looking for more updates on Mahesh since the last few days after i read the horrifying news and was glad to ...

Posted by Kirat Baath

Sub: Kalam plays Samaritan to 4yr old

Hon.President, We 120 crore people of India are proud of you. Having you as President of a great nation so wonderful. You are concerned each ...

Posted by RAMESH

Sub: kalam sab salam

Hats off to Kalam saheb to take care of a child in the remotest area of the country. Really we are forutnate to have such ...

Posted by upen



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