Padma Shri Winner, Unwell, Allegedly Forced To Dance Inside Hospital

Padma Shri Awardee "Compelled" To Dance Inside Hospital Earlier than Her Discharge

Members of the Paraja tribal neighborhood in Odisha have referred to as for motion towards a social employee who allegedly compelled its icon, Padma Shri awardee Kamala Pujari, to bounce inside a hospital in Cuttack earlier than she was discharged.

The incident got here to mild after a video, through which the aged lady was seen dancing within the ICU of a authorities hospital, went viral. PTI couldn’t independently confirm the authenticity of the footage.

The social employee, Mamata Behera, was additionally seen dancing together with her.

“I by no means wished to bounce however was compelled to do it. I repeatedly denied, however she (Mamata Behera) didn’t hear. I used to be sick and bought drained,” Ms Pujari advised tv channels in Koraput district from the place she hails.

Harish Muduli, president of the tribal neighborhood’s affiliation ‘Paraja Samaja’, stated its members will hit the streets if the state authorities fails to take motion towards the social employee.