New Delhi: Late actor Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar revealed how the unavailability of a hospital bed in Delhi resulted in the death of a relative who was earlier tested positive for novel coronavirus. Sutapa took to Facebook to pen down the emotional turmoil she underwent after her friend’s death.
At the beginning of her emotional message, she mentioned that it wasn’t an obituary and urged people to not forget the pain caused by the second wave of novel coronavirus. She further penned her feelings about her friend Sameerda, remembering the memories she shared with him, and vowed to never forget him.
She wrote, “#notanobituary#don’tforget, I posted day before for help for my relative Sameer Banerjee. Today he left us .We couldn’t set up an ICU at home in Delhi the capital of India. and we couldn’t get a bed in the hospital. My gratitude to all the covid warriors who helped. I will never forget you all ,my belssings to you all till I live, I will never forget sameerda’s smile ..i will cherish my adolescent memories with him, I will never ever forget that I couldn’t get a bed in ICU for him because he was not chotarajan.he was an honest man.”
“I will not forget this mayhem in delhi, You don’t forget too that Banerjee sheikhs das adjanias all have to go and they could have stayed with us all a bit longer if we would have concentrated as a country more on hospital oxygen plants then hindu festivals and muslim festivals. #delhigovt#modi#bettertobeachotarajan#don’tforget,” she added in her post.
For those unversed, criminal Chota Rajan was admitted at All India Institute of Medical Services on April 27 when he tested positive for the Coronavirus. Sutapa’s note comes amidst the raging second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic which has hit India hard. The medical facilities are reeling under the pressure of an ever-growing number of patients while hospital beds, medications and oxygen supply are woefully low.