Cooch Behar: Malnutrition took life of two sisters of Mekhliganj in Cooch Behar. The local residents are panicked after the incidents. But administration has denied the reason.
According to administration and local source, daily labour Vijay Barman has four daughters and one son. The 16 years old girl Susmita Barman fell ill on Saturday. She has been rushed to Mekhaliganj hospital. Though doctor advised to admit her but her father brought back her at home. She died at the home. In the same way, her sister Rupali Barman died on Sunday.
Suddenly the neighbours noticed that everyone from the family not physically well. Each family members have been admitted to Mekhaliganj Mahakuma Hospital on Sunday. Local resident of the locality claimed that the family do not get sufficient food on daily basis. So malnutrition is the cause behind deaths of two sisters and their steady illness.
Though administration has straight denied the malnutrition point. They said, they lost their live due to lack of timeliness in treatment. The government hospital authority has handed compensation to the family.