Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article
Home > News > PTI

PM visits blast victims, assures all help

October 30, 2005 21:11 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singhsaid on Sunday that the government would provide all assistance required for the treatment of those injured in the serial blasts,even as he faced angry relatives ofvictims at the Safdarjung Hospital, who complained that they were not allowed to meet their kin for hours.

Dr Singh, who visited the hospital where most of the injured fromSaturday'sblasts are admitted, said, "We wish to assure all the patients, their relatives and our countrymen that the government will do everything possible to restore them to their normal health. Expenses in getting treatment is not a consideration. Human lives are important.

However, some angry relatives shouted slogans againstDr Singh,as he began walking towards his car after addressing the media, complaining that the ward had been turned into a 'fortress'" and they were not allowed to meet their kin for hours.

Dr Singh then walked back towards them and assured all help. Kaushalya Madan, an elderly woman who lost her 26-year-old neice in the Sarojini Nagar blast, was one of the family members Dr Singh interacted with. She said he assured help to the parents of the deceased girl, who was the only earning member of her family.

Earlier, accompanied by Union Health Minister A Ramadoss, Dr Singh visited the Burns Ward where the injured have been admitted after the serial bomb blasts and wished them a speedy recovery.

Complete coverage: Blasts rock Delhi



© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments

Advertisement






Copyright 2005 Rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.