Barmer, Rajasthan: In a heartbreaking incident in Rajasthan’s Barmer district, a 34-year-old girl jumped into the burning pyre of her father, who died of Corona virus infection.
According to police, the incident took place on Tuesday evening. Police rushed the girl to a government hospital where she was sent to Jodhpur due to critical condition.
According to the information received, Damodardas (73), infected with Kovid-19, died on Tuesday morning.
Prem Prakash, in-charge of Badmer city police station, said that Damodardas has three daughters.
The youngest daughter Chandrakala (34) insisted on going to the funeral site as there is no male member in the family.
There she jumped into her father’s burning pyre. The people present somehow evacuated him from there and called the police and ambulance. He was sent to the government hospital in Barmer.
Police say that Chandrakala was sent to Jodhpur after first aid.
Let us know that on Tuesday, 16,974 new cases of Korana infection were reported in Rajasthan, while 154 more patients died.
The state currently has 1,97,045 active patients.
So far, a total of 4,866 people have died due to this deadly virus in the state. In the last 24 hours, 3110 new patients have been found in Jaipur, 1867 in Jodhpur, 949 in Alwar, 822 in Udaipur, 814 in Pali, 784 in Banra, 736 in Chittorgarh, 618 in Kota. At the same time, 14,146 more patients have recovered during this period.