Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in Jayadev Bihar area of the capital city as a patient died allegedly due to negligence at the ESI Hospital here this morning.
The deceased was identified as Ahalya Bhanj of Salia Sahi slum. Ahalya, an asthma patient, was admitted to the hospital yesterday. However, she did not get timely treatment as doctors came very late. She died due to delay in treatment, alleged family members.
In protest, slum dwellers blocked the Mayfair-Jaydev Vihar road, disrupting traffic movement. Police have reached the spot and are trying to placate the situation.