Chhattisgarh woman gives birth in autorickshaw

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There was no doctor available when the woman was taken to Koriya’s Community Health Centre in an auto

Chhatisgarh woman
The incident was reported from in Koriya city of Chhattisgarh. -Photo courtesy ANI

The Hush Post: In an incident which highlights the sorry state of health services in the country, a woman gave birth to a child in an autorickshaw in Koriya city of Chhattisgarh as no doctor was available at the Community Health Centre where the woman had been taken in an auto. Koriya is about 350 kilometres from the state capital of Raipur.

A news report carried by Zee News stated that the woman had bceen brought to Community Health Centre, Koriya in an autorickshaw but there no doctor was available to carry out the procedure. The members of woman’s family tried their best to get medical attention for the woman, but to no avail. Having not been able to get medical help, her family members took it upon themselves to help her deliver the baby, the report said.

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