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CM, BTC administration extend fincial assistance for Gohela Boro's treatment

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 April 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

KOKRAJHAR, April 25: Council Head of the Department (CHD), Sports &Youth Welfare, BTC, Jajbati Mohilary on Tuesday visited the house of tiol archer Gohela Boro at New Amguri village in Kokrajhar to pledge fincial assistance by the Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbanda Sonowal and Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare, Government of Assam.

Talking to this correspondent, Mohilary said that the Chief Minister had extended fincial support of Rs. 1 lakh and the amount had already been deposited in the account number of Gohela while the Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare, Assam has also doted a sum of Rs. 50,000 for the treatment of tiol archer Gohela Boro who hails from Kokrajhar district. She met the parents of Gohela and informed about the fincial aid to their daughter. She also informed about the initiatives taken by the Department of Sports to admit Gohela Boro in AIIMS, New Delhi and the role of SAI, North-eastern region for taking care of the tiol archer.

tiol archer Gohela Boro, who is suffering from a serious disease in the fingers of her hands and leg, has been undergoing treatment at AIIMS in New Delhi since the first week of this month. Earlier, she was admitted at GMCH, Guwahati in November last year but was released later and the parents were advised to take her for advanced treatment to New Delhi or Cheni. But due to lack of money, the family members failed to take her. The deteriorating health of the tiol archer came to the notice of ABSU and local NGO-Discovery in the first week of April and they brought her to RN Brahma Civil Hospital and then took her to New Delhi for treatment on April 6.

Father of Gohela Ratan Boro said he compelled to sign the lease deal of his paddy field for Rs. 1 lakh for his daughter’s treatment earlier but it was not sufficient. He thanked the Chief Minister, leaders of ABSU, BTC and well wishers for extending fincial contribution and also thanked the people for showing support and solidarity with his daughter.

She has being treated at AIIMS in New Delhi and reportedly her health is improving slowly. On the other hand, the leaders of ABSU led by general secretary Lawrence Islary and accompanied by vice president-Romeo P. rzary, secretary Khwrwmdao Wary and others met archer Gohela Boro at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi on Monday and wished for a speedy recovery. Talking to this correspondent from New Delhi, Islary said the health of Gohela was gradually improving. He said the treatment could take a long time and she was likely to be released soon but would have to continue the course of medicine.

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