New Delhi, Sep 15: Distraught woman hailing from Kanpur, wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, asking for permission to euthanise her ten-year-old son.
Speaking to news agency ANI, the mother of the sick child, Janaki said she doesn’t have money for her son’s treatment.
The doctor had dignosed her son with skin cancer and demanded Rs. 10,000 for the cancer treatment. When Janaki told him about her bad financial situation, he refused to treat her child.
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Worried mother also approached the District Magistrate, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, district officer, collector and MLA of UP, Nilima Katiyar but she didn’t found any solution to her problem.
Following this, MLA Katiyar wrote to Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath requesting him to provide help from the state’s relief fund, but the letter dated May 14, 2017 received no response from the CM.
Due to her financial crises, Janaki was given shelter by Mahant Amarnathpuri, who has been backing her from last four years.
“We have received no help from any government in the past five to six months. We are buying medicines by collecting money through charity,” Amarnathpuri told ANI.
After all this, ahead of President Kovind visit to Kanpur Janaki wrote a letter to him.