Thursday, 27 June 2013

Anupam Kher Foundation came forward to take responsibility of three-year-old girl who has got fractured in Uttarakhand floods

Posted by Siva Kumar Ari
A three-year-old girl who has got fractures in both her legs was found abandoned by pilgrims at Gaurikund after the flood fury in Uttarakhand. The minor is unable to communicate anything about herself or about her family's identity.



The pilgrims left her at a Rishikesh hospital where she received primary treatment for two days. Now Dehradun's Child Helpline has taken charge of the girl and have got her admitted to Dehradun district hospital where she has been for the last five days.
The doctors say she has been receiving blood and her condition is now stable. The search for her parents is still on. Dr NS Bedi said, "Both her legs are fractured and we have plastered them. She is currently in our disaster ward and receiving blood. She was very weak when she was admitted but now she is stable. She is too young to identify anything about her family or address."
Child Helpline official Neha Sharma said, "We found this girl on Sunday in Rishikesh. We admitted her to a hospital there and later shifted her to Dehradun. The girl is not able to identify her name or her family."
Meanwhile, actor Anupam Kher has come forward and offered to help the minor. Kher has offered to fund her education. While speaking to CNN-IBN the said he is offering to fund her education as long as she wants.

Helplines:
Phone : 011-42294900 / 66141335
Uttarkashi: 01374-226126, 226161
Chamoli: 01372-251437
Tehri: 01376-233433
Rudraprayag: 01732-1077
The ITBP helpline and control room numbers: 011-24362892, 9968383478
Army medical emergency helpline numbers: 18001805558, 18004190282, 8009833388
Uttarakhand Helpline numbers: 0135-2710334, 2710335, 2710233
Railway helpline numbers at Haridwar: 09760534054/09760534055;
Dehradun: 01352622131;
Rishikesh: 01352434167
Special helpline numbers:
State Disaster Management Centre: 0135-2710334, 2710335, 2718401-04. Fax: 2718400, 6555523, 6555524
Others: 09755444486, 09808151240, 09837134399, 999779124, 9451901023, 9456755206, 9634535758
For more information, please see the website where details are available: http://uk.gov.in
Email ID: relief-uk@nic.in
Haridwar Control Room Numbers: 01334-233727, 01334-265876, 01334-223999, 01334-226849
Contact Person Dr Naresh Chaudhary: 9837352202

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