Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in the Balasore District Headquarters Hospital premises as family members and villagers of a girl, who allegedly died due to negligence, gheraoed the Chief District Medical Officer’s office early this morning.
According to reports, a four-year-old girl, Laxmipriya Sahoo, was admitted to the DHH on March 27. An operation was conducted on her on March 28. However, she remained in an unconscious stated and died this morning.
Family members alleged that Laxmipriya died due to sheer negligence of doctors and nurses. They said the patient was not properly attended by doctors in the hospital.
Family members were still sitting outside the office of the CDMO, according to reports.