Body of Assam boy brought from Gujarat with Himanta Biswa Sarma’s initiative


GUWAHATI: Body of an Assam boy who died in Ahmedabad in Guajarat was brought on Thursday to his home with the initiative of Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma amid COVID-19 lockdown. According to reports, Rahul Barman from Baksa was working at a private company in Ahmedabad. He was found dead at his rented home on April 19.

After the family faced problems in bringing the body to home, Assam health and finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma took the initiative. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani made the arrangements to transport the body to Assam after Dr. Sarma made requests for the same.

On Thursday, an ambulance with the mortal remains of the deceased reached his home at Baksa. The family members of the deceased boy expressed their gratitude to minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his noble initiative.

Meanwhile, Dr. Sarma and state minister for health and family welfare Pijush Hazarika met and thanked the drivers of the ambulance—Nilesh Chavda and Sri Hiren Dave for their 40-hour journey.