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Unable to Afford Flight, Mom Drives Two-wheeler for five Days From Pune To Meet Sick Son in Jamshedpur

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A 26-year-old lady who was rendered jobless throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, drove a two-wheeler for 5 days from Pune to Jamshedpur to satisfy her sick five-year-old son. A resident of Bhatia Basti in Kadma, Sonia Das alongside together […]

A 26-year-old lady who was rendered jobless throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, drove a two-wheeler for 5 days from Pune to Jamshedpur to satisfy her sick five-year-old son.

A resident of Bhatia Basti in Kadma, Sonia Das alongside together with her friend- Sabia Bano travelled 1,800 km from Pune by way of Mumbai to achieve Jamshedpur on Friday night. They started this tedious on Monday morning after her husband knowledgeable her that their son has developed a fever.

The duo reached the Metal Metropolis on Friday and shortly after their arrival, they have been taken for a couple of hours by the well being authorities for a Covid-19 take a look at. “We performed speedy antigen checks, we allow them to go after they examined detrimental and requested them to remain in-home quarantine,” DSP (Headquarters II) Arvind Kumar instructed Occasions of India. A dry ration for 30 days has been supplied to the household, Kumar added.

Narrating her ordeal how the Maharashtra and Jharkhand authorities couldn’t assist her after she repeatedly tagged them in her tweets, Sonia mentioned, there have been no passenger trains operating between Tatanagar and Pune or Mumbai and we shouldn’t have adequate cash to purchase an air ticket. With no assist coming from the federal government, I made a decision to drive as I used to be extraordinarily nervous about my son, she added.

“I noticed my son and different relations standing on the balcony upstairs from the highway exterior on Friday night earlier than being shifted to Telco quarantine centre together with my pal Sabia Bano,” Sonia instructed Hindustan Occasions.

Sonia was working with a manufacturing home in Mumbai and misplaced her job throughout the lockdown. Unable to pay her lease, she was evicted from her rented lodging in Mumbai, when she determined to discover a job in Pune, the place Sabia stays.

They stopped at ten petrol pumps and three dhabas on their approach as they crossed worst-affected states and cities on the way in which however confronted no security and safety points throughout their journey.


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