Port Blair, Feb. 15: The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM has sanctioned two lakh fifty thousand rupees from LG’s Relief Fund for the treatment of two patients in mainland. One lakh rupees has been sanctioned to Shri Karthik Prabhu, who is suffering from refractory Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and not responding to any kind of chemotherapy and has been undergoing treatment at MIOT Hospitals, Chennai and one lakh fifty thousand to Shri Debdut Roy. Shri Debdut Roy had a road accident and sustained multiple fractures with left Haemothorax and Extradeural Haemotoma. He was referred to mainland for further treatment as he required prolonged treatment as inpatient.

Shri Karthik Prabhu is the resident of Aberdeen Bazaar, Port Blair and his annual income from all sources are very low. Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, President, A&N Pradesh Congress Committee has requested for sanctioning the ex-gratia to Shri Karthik Prabhu.  Shri Debdut Roy is the resident of Diglipur and his annual family income from all sources is also very low. The Member of Parliament, Shri B.P. Ray had requested for sanctioning the ex-gratia to Shri. Debdut Roy