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Girl 'denied' treatment in Delhi govt hospital over Aadhaar; Union minister comes to rescue

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A nine-year-old girl from Noida, who was allegedly denied treatment at a government hospital for not having Aadhaar, has been admitted to the hospital after JP Nadda intervened.

The matter was highlighted by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Manoj Tiwari, who had recently tweeted, hitting out at the government over the incident.

"Kejriwal ji why are you dividing the national capital of the country...JP Nadda ji no better thing will happen in this Navaratri if this girl gets treated (sic)," Tiwari had tweeted last Tuesday, tagging the

A few hours later, Nadda had tweeted back, saying the girl was brought to the hospital.

"Bitiya has been brought to the hospital. The doctors of the department concerned will treat her. I pray to goddess Jagdamba for the long life of our Bitiya," the had tweeted in Hindi.

of Dr said the girl suffered from frequent convulsions and was referred to the central government-run hospital for treatment.

"She is being treated by a paediatric neurologist," he said.

According to a report, nine-year-old from was denied treatment at the Delhi government's Lok Nayak (LNJP) for not having an card from Delhi.

A statement from the said the girl was admitted to the hospital on October 10 and diagnosed by Dr on the directions of the

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 21:06 IST