Nagaland

Ambulance from Kanpur to cover over 1700 km to bring home the body of Naga woman

Ambulance from Kanpur to cover over 1700 km to bring home the body of Naga woman who passed away on train while returning to Dimapur from Gurugram
(Ambulance sponsored by CMO, Uttar Pradesh)

Kohima, May 24 (NE): The mortal remains of the 23 year-old Naga woman, Nchineileu Disuang from Beisumpuikam village, under Peren district, who passed away on the train while she was returning to Nagaland from Gurugram in Haryana is being brought back to Dimapur in Nagaland.

Nchineileu breathed her last at around 10:30 pm on May 22, 2020 on a Shramik special train arranged by the government of Haryana for the stranded citizens of Northeast India to return to their respective places.

The deceased was de-boarded at Kanpur Railway station for post mortem and necessary procedures. Two persons Era and Daniel who are also from Beisumpuikam village volunteered to de-board the train along with the body to take care of necessary arrangements.

At Kanpur, COVID-19 test and other necessary medical examination was conducted. The test result showed negative for COVID-19, hence the body was embalmed and after approval for travel, the ambulance carrying the deceased along with the two companion and two drivers started off for the arduous journey at around 11:40 pm last night. They will travel a distance of over 1700 km to reach Dimapur in Nagaland.

Uttar Pradesh government sponsored the ambulance to carry the mortal remains of the 23 year old woman who passed away on the train while she was traveling back to Dimapur from Gurugram.

Social activist from Nagaland, Linda Newmai along with others took the initiative to make arrangements and coordinated with the Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Office for ambulance and other clearance required to bring the deceased to her native for final rites.

Speaking to NagalandExpress, Linda Newmai, said that the arrangement and sponsorship of the ambulance has been done by CMO UP to carry the deceased till Dimapur, while, Advisor Water Resources, GoN, Shri Namri Nchang has arranged an ambulance to carry forward the deceased from Dimapur to Beisumpuikam, her native village under Peren district.

‘It has been a collective effort from various individuals and interference of officials of state government while all the monitoring and coordinating from the beginning till send off of the ambulance was done on a personal level by me and till now following up with both the drivers of the ambulance and the two companion on live location GPS,’- said Linda.

As per an update from Daniel this morning at around 10 am, they had reached Bihar.