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Woman pilgrim from Ullal passes away in Delhi : Khader helps distressed family

Woman pilgrim from Ullal passes away in Delhi : Khader helps distressed family

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 26, 2015 : State  Minister for Health and Family has once again played Good Samaritan to a family from Ullal which lost one of its members  who was on a North India pilgrimage. When Sumana Pai (60) from  Ullal who was part of a team which was on a pilgrim tour to Haridwar and other places of North India developed health complications and passed away before she was rushed to Gangaram Hospital in New Delhi on May 24,  her family back in Ullal was  at a loss and had contacted the Health Minister seeking his assistance in getting the mortal remains back to hometown.

Woman pilgrim from Ullal passes awayKnown for his helpful nature on several previous occasions, despite his tight schedule owing to the cabinet meeting, Khader made time to inform his contacts in Delhi and arrange for the post-mortem and also to complete all formalities to ensure that the body reached hometown within two days.

Sources said that Sumana could not get adjusted to the north Indian food resulting in health issues. She has left behind a son and three daughters.

It has been gathered that  even  the Rs 5000 initial deposit which was paid to the hospital was refunded owing to the minister’s efforts.

Sumana’s funeral was later held at Ullal.

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