Early Times Report
RAJOURI, Apr 5: Even the lockdown due to COVID -19 pandemic could not shatter the will power of this young man from Rajouri district, who started his journey on cycle from Mumbai, where he works as security guard to meet his ailing father at his native place in absence of transport facility due to complete shutdown in country.
As per reports, few days ago, Arif's father Wazir Hussain resident of Panj Grain Gambhir Brahmana Rajouri suddenly suffered brain haemorrhage stroke, who was immediately shifted to GMC Rajouri, when this news reached to his son at Mumbai, who works as security guard found himself helpless due to non-availability of transport.
He then decided to take cycle to reach home by covering 2100 kms of distance to meet his ailing father, whose condition was getting deteriorated with each passing day. Reports further said that Arif purchased a cycle for Rs 600 to this cover this harsh journey. Meanwhile, Arif's father, who was admitted at GMC Rajouri was referred GMC Jammu for further treatment.
Mehmood Choudhary, Bagh Hussain nephew of patient, told Early times that Arif's father suffered brain haemorrhage stroke three days ago, who was sent to GMC Rajouri, where doctor after giving him treatment sent back to home but after two days the condition of patient suddenly deteriorated again. But the CRPF which was deployed near the house helped the patient to reach GMC Rajouri yesterday, where hospital administration referred him to GMC Jammu.
They appealed to the government to help Arif to reach home early so that he might see his father, who is at his deathbed and waiting his son's arrival.
Meanwhile, they also demanded that the patient be lifted to GMC Jammu immediately.