Jammu and Kashmir
JAMMU, Apr 19: Subash Chander Gupta a middle aged man who was a driver by profession, his legs stopped disfunctioning after he fell seriously ill four years back while carrying goods to Leh in his truck has seen no hope from the government over these years.
He was shifted to Government Medical College Srinagar where from later he was referred to GMC Jammu and since then he is living his life on the wheelchair.
Gupta was not provided with any help by the Government over these years and now the very chair he is depended on is also broken.
Gupta have a family of four persons including his two children and wife. He was the only breadwinner for the family and due to his condition the family has come to footpath.
Gupta was also not provided pension by Social Welfare Department which deals with differently abled persons. His son is a student of 9th class and daughter is studying in class 5th but the family could not provide them enough expense so that they can study.
The poor fellow hopes rekindled when he met PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh at his office at Gandhi Nagar yesterday. The Minister further assured to provide Gupta with a new wheel chair and medicines to him for treatment.
Gupta Later demanded that differently abled people should be given pension by Social Welfare Department and also scholarship to the children for continuing their studies.