Madhya Pradesh, July 11: Another shocking case of medical apathy comes to the front as a man brought the dead body of his mother on a motorcycle for post mortem after being allegedly denied a hearse van by district hospital in Mohangarh, Madhya Pradesh. According to an ANI report, the Upper Collector has ordered an inquiry into the matter.
In the month of May, a similar incident happened, when a man carried the dead body of his wife on his shoulders on being denied a hearse van. He pleaded the tempo drivers to also to drop the body home as the district hospital denied him a hearse. The Chief Medical Officer in that case also had ordered an inquiry.
#WATCH Tikamgarh: Man brought dead body of mother on a motorcycle for post mortem after being allegedly denied hearse van by district hospital in Mohangarh. Upper Collector has ordered an inquiry. (7.7.18) #MadhyaPradesh pic.twitter.com/zyrjasFTVe
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2018
Several incidents get reported every year, in spite of the state government reportedly ordering health departments to ensure that the dead are treated with dignity and respect.