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Tuesday, October 15

’Snehalaya’ reunites man from West Bengal with family

’Snehalaya’ reunites man from West Bengal with family


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Sept 22, 2019: Suffering from mental illness, Devi Prasad, a native of West Bengal had left his house to unwittingly reach Mangaluru. When he was found derelict and begging at Mangaluru Railway Station, onlookers informed Crasta of Snehalaya Charitable Trust and now  finally reunited with his family, thanks to the efforts of Snehalaya.

Crasta rescued him from Railway Station and admitted him at Yenepoya Medical College Hospital. After a three-week stay in the hospital, he was discharged and treated at Snehalaya. The good food, accommodation, games, prayer, meditation helped him in regaining his lost memory.

Within three months, he was normal and remembered almost everything vividly. The youth identified as Devi Prasad was working with his brother by selling food items in the market. Devi Prasad had a quarrel with his brother over some financial issue and had left the job.

Over a period of time, Devi Prasad felt lonely and went into depression. His wife and son also deserted him. Devi Prasad left home ended up in Mangaluru. As he had no money, he was found begging and sleeping in the Railway Station. Snehalaya authorities succeeded in tracing his address and informed family members about Devi Prasad’s whereabouts.

Family members including his wife, son and brother arrived at Snehalaya in Manjeshwara for an emotional reunion and took him back to his home.


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