Chhattisgarh boy trapped in borewell for over 100 hours discharged from hospital
According to the boys father Ram Kumar Sahu, Rahul is not mentally sound and could not speak properly.Rahuls mental state prevented the rescuers to easily pull him out using a rope.The boy was admitted to a private hospital in Bilaspur district.
The 11-year-old boy, who was rescued after being trapped in a borewell for over 100 hours in Chhattisgarh's Janjgir-Champa, was discharged from a private hospital here on Saturday, an official said. According to doctors, Rahul Sahu, who sustained multiple injuries and contracted serious infection due to the accident, is now fit and fine and can walk.
Officials from the Bilaspur district administration and police were in the hospital when Rahul was discharged this morning, while Janjgir-Champa collector Jitendra Shukla, superintendent of police Vijay Agrawal and other officials were there to take him home.
Despite facing several challenges, neither the rescuers nor Rahul gave up the fighting spirit for almost five days. He was rescued by a joint team of over 500 personnel from multiple agencies, after a 104-hour-long operation on June 14 night.
Rahul's mental state prevented the rescuers to easily pull him out using a rope.
The boy was admitted to a private hospital in Bilaspur district. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had visited the hospital to take stock of his health, and had directed doctors to take all necessary measures to ensure best medical care.
Talking to reporters in capital Raipur on Saturday, the chief minister said, ''It is a matter of great happiness that brave Rahul has been discharged from hospital. He requires regular speech therapy so that he can speak properly.” The state government bore the medical expenses and has also announced that it will bear the cost of the boy's education.
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