Doctors at the district hospital in UP’s Ballia treated patients by using the mobile’s torchlight after the electricity went off on Saturday.
During the power cut, there was no arrangement of emergency lights in the district hospital. (File Photo)
- Doctors treated patients by using mobile’s torchlight due to power cut in Ballia
- The incident took place at the Ballia District Hospital on Saturday
- The video of the incident has gone viral on social media
Owing to the power cut, doctors of the Ballia District Hospital had to treat the patients under the light of mobile torches on Saturday. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
As per the report, the hospital had to face a one-hour power cut due to heavy rains in the Ballia district. Due to the non-availability of any emergency lights, doctors treated the patients under the light of the torch.
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However, the head in charge of Ballia District Hospital, Dr RD Ram, said that doctors had to face the power cut for only 15-20 minutes.
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He claimed that it took them some time to turn on the generators because batteries were kept separately. This was done because several batteries had been stolen in the past.
This incident has raised questions over the arrangements at the district hospital. The state government is yet to comment on the incident.
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