Dwarka: The district administration has felicitated two persons for saving the life of a person whose neck was cut by a kite-string while he was riding his bike along with his wife in Dwarka. Sub-Divisional Magistrate, PR Gupta called e-rickshaw drivers Mohammad Sahil Qureshi and Deepak Chand and handed over the citation to them.
The SDM also encouraged people to help proactively in saving the lives of others. In the citation, he said that the district administration and the entire Dwarka appreciates the efforts of both of them.
On July 13, a resident of Studio Apartments in Sector 16B, Dalchand was going to make a spectacle for his wife. He was riding a bike with his wife. Suddenly, a kite-string cut his neck. His wife saw the blood trickling down.
She panicked and started calling people for help. Then two passing e-rickshaw drivers Mohammad Sahil Qureshi and Deepak Chand stopped and wrapped a towel on Dalchand's neck. They immediately took Dalchand to Venkateshwar Hospital in Sector 18, Dwarka. The doctors gave eight stitches to the cut. Dalchand's life was saved.
Ramesh Mumukshu, President of an NGO, Himalayan Institute of Multiple Alternative for Livelihood (HIMAL), who is also socially active, informed that he received a call from Dalchand's wife at around 5.30 pm.
Talking to CitySpidey, Mumukshu said, “Neelam (Dalchand's wife) was crying as she said that his husband's neck was cut by a kite-string. I asked about the hospital where he was admitted. I immediately went to the Venkateshwar Hospital. The doctor informed us that any delay would have proved fatal. The doctor said that the cut was not deep but blood was flowing out continuously.”
He further said, “It was a very unfortunate incident. These kinds of incidents happen frequently. The sales of kite-strings should be banned immediately. It is dangerous for people.”