Bahrain’s PM Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has donates money to the man in Odisha, after read the article in Akhbar Al Khaleej.
Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa read about the man, who carried his wife’s body for 12km after the hospital where she died allegedly failed to provide an ambulance for her to be sent back to their village.
The Prime Minister’s office contacted Bahrain’s Indian Embassy, and, in an extraordinary humanitarian gesture has donated a sum of money to help the man and his family.
Dana Majhi carrying his wife’s body and his crying 12 year old daughter emerged. The 42-year-old woman died of tuberculosis on Wednesday night at the district headquarters hospital at Bhawanipatna. Majhi said that despite his all-out efforts, he could not get any help from the hospital authorities. He wrapped his wife’s body in cloth and started walking to his village Melghara in Rampur block.
Majhi’s daughter accompanied him till some local reporters spotted the duo. They called up the district collector and arranged for an ambulance for the remaining 50 km of the journey.