Residents take out candle march in Bistupur seeking justice for Priyanka


    Jamshedpur, June 19: Family members and well wishers of Priyanka, Adityapur resident who fell victim of negligence of Steel City Nursing Home, have formed a forum ‘Justice for Priyanka’ to bring justice to the mother of two who died few days after giving birth to her second daughter after being wrongly treated by the doctors at nursing home in Bistupur last week.

    On Sunday, hundreds of people gathered near the postal park in Bistupur and took out candle march demanding justice for Priyanka, wife of Priyaranjan, journalist at Prabhat Khabar.

    Number of resident participated in the candle march which traversed through the main road of Bistupur before concluding at the postal park at around 6 pm.

    At the m arch several social organizations including Ekta Vikas Manch participated. District president of the Manch BP Srivastav said, every citizen of the city should come together to help provide justice to Priyanka and police should arrest Dr. Nisha Tiwary accused of medical negligence.

    At the event residents including women holding placards which depicted ‘Steel City Nursing Home doctors and nurses degree should be probed’, ‘Stop robbing in the name of treatment’ and others.

    Significantly, Bistupur Police helped conduct a medical check-up of the new born of Priyanka was at MGM Hospital on Saturday. The report of the same will be submitted within couple of days.

    On the other hand, police is trying to probe the degree of Dr. Nisha Tiwary who conducted the operation of Priyanka but the nursing home hasnt provided the as yet.

    Police is conducting probe on all points and have got vital clues.

    It may be noted that Priyanka died during treatment at CCU of TMH on June 15 and according to the FIR registered with Bistupur Police, Priyanka was admitted to Steel City Nursing Home for maternity.

    During the birth of the child, priyanka’s condition got serious due to negligence of the doctor.

    Later on June 8, Dr. Nisha Tiwary referred Priyanka to TMH.

    Due incorrect operation in Steel City, Priyanka again had to be operated at TMH and the doctors informed that Lungs and both kidneys of Priyanka have stopped functioning and she breathed her last on June 15.


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