No Aadhaar, no treatment, wife of Kargil martyr dies

File photo. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 30, 2017, 02.04 AM (IST)

A son of Kargil martyr says that he had lost his mother after she was denied treatment in a hospital due to an unavailability of the Aadhaar card.

The son of the deceased said "I brought my mother in a serious condition to the hospital. They asked me to get Aadhaar card, but I didn't have it then so I showed them a copy in my phone. "

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He said that he had told the hospital that he would present the Aadhaar in an hour and asked them to begin with the treatment 

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The hospital, on the other hand, claims that they never denied them any treatment. A doctor in the hospital said that he never got the patient to the hospital. 

A doctor in the hospital claims that they have never denied any treatment due to the absence of the Aadhaar card, Aadhaar is mandatory not for treatment but for documentation. 

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The incident occurred in Sonipat, Haryana.

Father of Kargil martyr Vijayant Thapar has reacted to the incident saying these are the kind of things that hit the morale of armed forces. 

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