JIPMER Docs To Update Odisha Govt On Ailing Writer Manoj Das’ Health Today

Bhubaneswar: Following a directive from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, a top doctor from Odisha met ailing litterateur Manoj Das at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram nursing home in Puducherry on Tuesday and inquired about his health.

During his visit, the Dean of Sri Jagannath Medical College and Hospital in Puri, Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra, also talked to the team of four doctors from the Puducherry-based Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) about the nature of the treatment.

later, Mohapatra informed the media that the medical team will furnish a detailed report about the health of Das to the Odisha government on Tuesday afternoon.

Das has been undergoing treatment at the nursing home for nearly three months due to old-age related ailments. He had suffered a fracture on one of his hands recently.

Expressing grave concern over the health condition of Das, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi had requested Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for special arrangements for his treatment.

Acting on the request, the Health Ministry has formed a four-member team of doctors of JIPMER for the treatment of the celebrated author.

Besides, the Chief Minister had also spoken to Dr Ashok Kumar Das treating Das and assured all help for his treatment.

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