WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dec 30, 2017, 02.04 AM
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. "
Wife of a Kargil martyr dies at a hospital in Haryana's Sonipat, claims son; says "I brought my mother in a serious condition to the hospital. They asked me to get the Aadhaar card, but I didn't have it then so I showed them a copy in my phone" pic.twitter.com/Vm1ZmgzGZN
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.
We never denied them treatment. Please note that he never got the patient to the hospital. We have never stopped any treatment due to Aadhaar card ever. It is mandatory, not for treatment, but for documentation process: Doctor #Sonipat#Haryanapic.twitter.com/MKOtcckZ73
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.
Shocked at the disgusting news. We've become so indifferent to human life! These are the kind of things that hit morale of armed forces: VN Thapar,father or Kargil martyr Vijayant Thapar on death of a martyr's wife over alleged denial of treatment due to unavailability of Aadhaar pic.twitter.com/bNeDs3B1Dy