BY TC News Desk
Agartala: August 09. Today was 16th interactive session of the Chief Minister’s weekly programme, Mukhyamantri Samipeshu. Like other days, people from different parts of the state joined the programme with the hope to share their woes with the Chief Minister and find solutions to those.
Among them, most, people came, with the hope of getting assistance for health treatment and job opportunities. Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha patiently heard each of them and directed concerned officials to take necessary steps accordingly. 65% Divyang Dhirendra Mandal from Jogendranagar of Agartala urged the Chief Minister for social pension to be provided to him. The Chief Minister directed the Social welfare & Social education department to ensure social pension for Dhirendra. On the other hand, a daily wage worker from North Durganagar of Khowai, Birendra Debnath urged for assistance for health treatment of his 12-year-old son, Nihar Debnath who is suffering from kidney disease.
The Chief Minister directed SW&SE department to provide financial assistance for Nihar’s treatment. Amarendra Kumar Shukla Baidya, a resident of Kalacherra block of North Tripura urged for assistance for treatment of his cancer-affected wife, Ruby Shukla Baidya. The Chief Minister assured Amarendra of providing necessary assistance. Rupan Ghosh from Kashipur informed the Chief Minister during interaction that he has been suffering from different diseases including Intestinal Tuberculosis.
Due to financial difficulties, Rupan had been facing difficulties for his treatment. Cancer-affected Baby Sinha of Gandhighat also joined the programme to ask for assistance for her health treatment. Anjana Das from Bardowali joined the programme in order to seek assistance for treatment of her husband who has been suffering from lung disease. Anjana had been finding it difficult to bear the medical expenses of her husband. The Chief Minister directed Medical Superintendent of GBP Hospital Dr. Sankar Chakraborty to take necessary steps for treatment of Rupan Ghosh, Baby Sinha and Anjana Das’s husband. Likewise, a vegetable vendor of Arundhatinagar, Uttam Saha sought assistance for medical treatment in the programme.