n a yet another case of responding to a twitter call, the authorities of north western railways(NWR) provided a physician to a 30-year-old woman down with fever and travelling with her 1-year-old son in Bareilly-Bhuj express train on Wednesday. The response came promptly after the husband of the woman sent tweets to the rail minister Suresh Prabhu and the concerned authorities of the north western railways.
Sonam Chaudhary was travelling with her son Shaurya Chaudhary in train no 14321 from Bareilly to Bhuj in the IIIrd AC compartment of the train.
“When the train crossed New Delhi, she told her husband Sonu Chaudhary over phone that she was down with fever. She was though helped by the fellow passengers but it was not enough. Thus at 3 pm on Wednesday her husband sent tweets to rail minister Suresh Prabhu and the general manager, north western railways, Anil Singhal. Thereafter, it was planned that onboard doctor should be provided to the woman,” said Tarun Jain, chief public relations officer, NWR.
Finally, when the train reached at Bandikui railway station on the Delhi-Jaipur route the doctor went to see the patient at seat no B1 40 in the train compartment. “We gave her the medicines and she was feeling okay thereafter,” said the attending doctor.
Overwhelmed with the response, Sonu Chaudhary, the husband of the woman who was attended by the doctor on board, said, “I could speak to her and she told me that she was feeling better and the fever subsided. I am thankful to the rail minister , Suresh Prabhu and other rail authorities for the prompt action and helping my wife on board. ”
It may be recalled that in a similar incident on November, 29 a man from Bangalore travelling with a paralytic father was puzzled on how he will board out of his destination station Medta road when it will reach during early hours. He used twitter to share his plight. Thereafter, the railway authorities with a coolie, wheel-chair and others were there are 4.30 am on the station to help when the man reached with his ailing father.