Himanta assures Financial Help of Rs 5 lakh to Guwahati patient

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Himanta assures Financial Help of Rs 5 lakh to Guwahati patient

G Plus Digital Desk | December 01, 2017 22:07 hrs

State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma over a tweet assured financial help of Rs 5 lakh to Subrata Barman, a young guy who is undergoing multiple treatments at Apollo Hospital.

The matter was brought to the notice of the minister over a series of tweets by the patient's wife, Mousumi Barman, where she pleaded the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi to help her husband.

According to the tweets, the patient, Subrata Barman was diagnosed with Septic shock with multi-organ dysfunction syndrome, sepsis induced dic, MDR Klebsiella Bacteria, and Cholagio-Hepatitis and Cholelithiasis.

Soon after the news reached the State Health Department, Himanta Biswa Sarma over a tweet announced, "We are with Subrata at this juncture. Assam Govt will provide Rs 5 lacs as our humble contribution for his treatment. Further we have taken up the matter with the Apollo Hospital. They have assured us for 10% discount as of now. I appeal generous contributions for this cause."

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File photo of Subrata Barman | Twitter

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