Uttar Pradesh: Delhi lab technician supervises delivery in running train | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: It was a real-life redux of Amir Rancho Khan’s ‘delivery feat’ in ‘3 Idiots’ climax. Only that all of it occurred on board a running train and the protagonist right here was a bodily challenged lab technician from Delhi, Sunil Prajapati.
He helped a lady ship child on board Jabalpur-bound Madhya Pradesh Sampark Kranti Covid-19 particular categorical on Saturday evening through the use of thread string taken out of a scarf, blade from shaving package pouch and directions over video name from a senior eye surgeon. The lady had the historical past of miscarriages, having suffered three earlier.
It all occurred in B3 coach of the train whereas it was passing by means of Mathura district after ranging from Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi.
After the delivery, the railway safety pressure (RPF) staff, together with lady constables, took the girl passenger and her newly born toddler to Mathura district hospital.
Prajapati, who was hailed by his superior for his heroic act, is posted in pathology division of Northern Railway Delhi division hospital, Chandani Chowk. Few months again he accomplished his LLB from Delhi University and was heading residence (Sagar, MP) on three days’ go away.
Speaking to TOI, 33-year Sunil mentioned, “The train had just crossed Faridabad and I was to open my lunch box for the evening meal, when I heard a woman sleeping in next coupe on middle berth crying in pain. She was travelling along with his brother and minor daughter to Damoh. In a brief inquiry, the woman who identified herself as Kiran (30) stated that her due date is of January 20 and she was heading back to in-law’s home.”
“I offered to help her and asked whether she needs medical assistant at any station, but she wasn’t sure if she was going under labour pain or abdomen pain caused by jerks while traveling in bus to reach Hazrat Nizamuddin station. Since there was no woman passenger in the coach, I preferred not to take chance and informed my superior Dr Suparna Sen, who alerted Agra and Gwalior stations to put medical staff on standby. Nearly half an hour later, Kiran again screamed in pain and this time her blanket was wet with her blood indicating that she was about to deliver. I immediately informed coach TTE for first aid kit and took Dr Sen on video call, as other passengers too found themselves helpless in the situation. There was no time to spare and I followed her instruction carefully. Fortunately, I managed to arrange fresh unused blade from a passenger, with which I cut the umbilical cord,” mentioned Sunil who did his BSc in microbiology from Sagar University and later a grasp’s in public administration as he aspired to turn into civil servant.
He had appeared for MP Lok Seva Ayog interview thrice however failed get into the benefit listing.
“I just helped a woman deliver and a healthy infant was in my arms. It was a mixed feeling of fear and excitement. I mean we only see such deliveries in movies like ‘3 Idiots’. After delivery, I made few more calls to other railway doctors to arrange medical assistance at Mathura. Since the train had no stoppage between Delhi and Gwalior, alert fellow passenger pulled the alarm chain at Mathura junction to stop the train, following which RPF team with woman constable Jyoti Yadav escorted Kiran to Mathura district hospital,” mentioned Sunil, who’s youngest amongst six siblings. His father Hiralal Prajapti is a farmer.
Lauding for the heroic efforts of Sunil, Dr Suparna Sen who assisted him in the delivery through video name mentioned, “Hats off to him. He pulled an impossible task for a person like him who is physically handicapped from leg and had never ever saw or experienced baby delivery. The delivery was successful because of his presence of mind for arranging tools likes blade from shaving kit and thread from shawl to execute the complex medical aid. I just guided him and he followed the instruction with utmost focus. He is a brave soul.”
Dr Suparana Sen is an eye fixed surgeon in railway hospital since 1995.
TOI additionally spoke to Kiran admitted in district hospital alongside along with her child. “Railway staff went out of their way to help me. They used video calling something which I could not have imagined for my delivery.” By the time this report was filed, her husband Dilip Kumar who works as foreman in non-public company in Rajasthan, was but to achieve Mathura.


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