Sonipat, Dec 30: The wife of a Kargil brave heart died at a private hospital in Sonipat district of Haryana after allegedly being denied treatment due to lack of Aadhaar Card. The incident happened on Friday and has invited strong reaction from all across. Also Read - Aadhaar Card Update: Want to Apply For Aadhaar For New-born Babies? Step-by-step Guide Here
Speaking to ANI, VN Thapar, father of Kargil martyr Vijayant Thapar, expressed shock at the incident. “Shocked at the disgusting news. We’ve become so indifferent to human life! These are the kind of things that hit morale of armed forces,” he said. Also Read - Man Puts Steel Ring on His Penis to Make it Bigger to Impress Girlfriend, Lands in Hospital As Metal Gets Stuck
As per the son of the deceased woman, he brought her ailing mother to the hospital for the treatment but the hospital refused to treat her as he did not have the original copy of the Aadhar card. “I brought my mother in a serious condition to the hospital. They asked me to get the Aadhaar card, but I didn’t have it then so I showed them a copy in my phone. I said that I will get Aadhaar in an hour or so, meanwhile begin with the treatment but the hospital refused to do so,” he told ANI. Also Read - Aadhaar Card Update: How to Update Address, Photo, Mobile Number on e-Aadhaar Online | 10-point Easy Guide
Meanwhile, the hospital authority has denied the allegation leveled by the victim’s son. In its statement, it said that Aadhaar card was mandatory only for documentation process and not for treatment. “We never denied them treatment. Please note that he never got the patient to the hospital. We have never stopped any treatment due to Aadhaar card ever,” said the doctor of the hospital.