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MASSES SUFFER FROM NO MEDICAL SERVICES AFTER PUBLIC HOSPITAL SHUT DOWN IN VIKROLI

While money makes the best of medical facilities available for a selected class, the masses continue to suffer. A public hospital at Park Site in Vikroli is shut down for the last 15 years. With no repair work, the hospital is in a dilapidated condition. Agitated locals staged a protest outside the hospital. This building at Park Site, Vikroli was once a hospital catering to the medical needs of the local people. It was built 25 years back but for the last 15 years, this hospital was closed down with the authorities stating that a hospital was not needed in the area. Since then this vacant building has become a hub of anti-social activities. The issue has become a political gimmick for political parties. Medical services are the right of the people which the corporation has failed to provide to the locals here. The locals have alleged that the administration is considering this plot for their personal gains and would be selling it to a private builder for the construction is a hotel. The locals expressed the need for the hospital in the area. The area has LIG and MIG group people living and with no public hospital, availing medical services has become difficult for them. With cameraperson Roshan Hate, Santosh Pandey for NMTV News.

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