Girl was injured while protecting sibling from an attacking leopard in Pauri district
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has assured all possible help in the treatment of 11-year-old Rakhi who was injured while protecting her younger brother from a leopard attack recently. The daughter of Dalvir Singh Rawat, class V student Rakhi got injured while saving her four-year old brother from a leopard attack in Devkundai village in Pauri district.
The Chief Minister talked to her family on the phone and enquired about her health. The little girl had been admitted to a hospital in Delhi for treatment and has now been discharged.
Stating that Rakhi had shown great courage in saving her younger sibling from a big cat, the chief minister said that the state is proud of the little girl’s bravery. The Chief Minister has directed the additional resident commissioner of Uttarakhand in Delhi to stay in touch with Rakhi’s family and ensure all necessary treatment and other facilities for her.
It is pertinent to mention here that on October 4, the 11-year old Rakhi was walking hom along with her four-year old brother in Devkundai village when a leopard attacked. She clasped her younger brother and lay down on the ground covering him protectively. The leopard inflicted some injuries upon the girl.
Hearing her cries for help, her mother came and threw stones at the big cat which then ran away from the spot.
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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