Kendrapada, November 3 (Odisha.in) A girl delivered a child in a railway station at Jajpur -Keonjhar road at Jajpur road after the local doctor refused to admit her in the near by hospital because she could not pay the fee.
The poor dalit unmarried girl , Swagatika Jena 18 a resident of Jajatapur was suffering from labour plain on Friday for which she alone came to the government hospital at Jajpur road by train.
The doctor of the hospital demanded one thousand rupees to admit her in the hospital. But, the poor girl expressed her inability to pay.
The lady doctor abused me and refused to admit me in the hospital because I got pregnant within out being married and could pay fee” she said.
A rickshaw puller however helped me by bringing me near the railway station and I delivered a girl child near the platform”, said the dejected woman.
“I am investigating the alleged negligence of the doctor. We will take action against the doctor if she committed negligence, Dr Bhagirathi Pani the Chief District Medical Officer said.