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Deprived of a shelter, young man arrives at DC office carrying his ailing mother

Deprived of a shelter, young man arrives at DC office carrying his ailing mother

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Dec 09, 2017: A young man from Bangerukatte in Parenki village near Madanthyar in Belthangady taluk had arrived at the DC office on  December 8, Friday by  carrying his ailing  mother, all for the sake of a  house which the poor mother and son are badly lacking.


Subrahmanya 9 .

Subrahmanya has no one else but his  72 year old mother Sarojamma who is sick and unable to walk. The two who have been  struggling to have a roof over their head since two years . Subrahmanya has been running from pillar to post by carrying his mother as there is none to take care of her.

On Friday, he had arrived at the third floor  of  DC office complex and  was seen seated on a bench with his mother lying over it.  A few scribes who noticed the duo waiting for the DC since morning, brought their plight to the  attention of Additional DC Kumar.

The two own a 2.75 cents land at Bangerukatte and also have title deed. They have applied for house  under Basava  housing scheme but a problem due to Aadhar number had deprived them of a house forcing the two to take shelter in  temples and bus stands.

 Though the  erstwhile DC  Dr K G Jagadish had assured a house,  the local Gram Panchayat  is neglecting our problem,  said  Subrahmanya.

The Additional DC  assured to solve the problem of the two and immediately arranged an ambulance to admit Sarojamma to Belthangady Government Hospital.  He said  the administration had earlier helped Sarojamma avail treatment at Wenlock. Even Aadhar enrolment was   done by the  office staff by visiting them at the  hospital. The two would soon get a house. The local panchayat has been issued instructions, said  Additional DC Kumar.

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William Fernandes, mangluru Sat, December-9-2017, 4:04
How sad? This is our country......and see what happens
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