Saturday, June 09, 2007

Delivery in running bus

Shivpuri (MP), Jun 9, UNI reports :

A tribal woman gave birth to an infant in a running bus.After waiting for a vehicle, Ruby, wife of Mangilal, walked about 3 Km to reach the nearest bus stop to reach Shivpuri, 25 Km away.Her relatives said she gave birth to the child in the private bus itself before reaching Shivpuri hospital, where she was later admitted.Mangilal, a resident of Mohammadpur Khutela village, said they had information about the government schemes Janani Express and Janani Suraksha Yojana to promote institutional delivery and free transport facility.After contacting the office concerned, they waited for the elusive transport facility. Later, they mustered courage to take the woman in labour to the hospital by the first available bus.

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