Bihar : Nalanda Hospital ICU turns into Swimming Pool with fishes

Patna, July 29 : In a shocking incident, Patna’s Nalanda Medical College and Hospital was flooded with rainwater after a heavy downpour over the weekend, with the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) also getting inundated with water and fishes wee seen swimming in it..

Medical apathy in Patna peaked on Sunday as reports stated that fish were spotted swimming in water around the hospital, even as waterlogging was reported from several parts of Bihar’s capital city.

 

 

Severe waterlogging was seen outside the residence of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi following heavy rainfall in the city.

During the last 24 hours, Bihar has received widespread rainfall with few heavy spells with Muzaffarpur 74.6 mm, Daltonganj 64.6 mm, Gaya 60.4 mm, Patna 41.2 mm,
Several low-lying localities, including Rajendra Nagar, Kankerbagh, Sabzibagh, Langartoli, Mahendru, Pataliputra Colony, Exhibition Road, Kadamkuan, Lohanipur and Gardanibagh also .

The disturbing visuals from the flooded hospital reveal the acute apathy of the local administration concerning the welfare of citizens.

A large of part of a road in Patna caved in on Sunday following heavy rains that pounded the state capital round the clock, officials said.

The Bailey road, considered the life line of Patna, caved in due to heavy rains continuing since Saturday. Several areas are water-logged, a district administration official said.

According to police officials, traffic was badly disrupted between Hartali More and Sheikhpura, after the road was closed following the incident.

Taking serious notice of the incident, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visited the site along with his Cabinet colleagues and top officials.

“Nitish Kumar inspected the site where the road had caved in and instructed the officials to resume traffic as soon as possible,” officials said.

 

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