Chronicle Reporter, Indore
Almost a month has passed of tragic Delhi Public School bus accident, but the images still continue to haunt the parents of the victims. And two students who are still struggling for life in the ICU of Bombay Hospital.
According to administrative officer of Bombay Hospital Rahul Parashar, “Two victims of the DPS bus accident— Daivik Wadhwani and Kalyan Singh Ballu— are still undergoing treatment in ICU while another victim Areeba Qureshi has been shifted to the ward.”
He further said that “Conditions of all the patients were stable. Daivik is going through various surgeries for his hand while Kallu’s condition is stable and he is under sustained observation.”
Nine students were injured in the accident and were admitted to the hospital out of which five were critical. Four students—Harmeet Kaur, Kriti Agrawal, Swastik Pahdya and Shruti Ludhiyani and the bus driver Rahul Sisodiya died in the incident.
According to the family members of the students, the DPS school administration has organised a condolence meet in the memory of the students in the school on Monday at 8 am.
Parents, who lost their everything in the accident are running a campaign against the DPS administration. Parents have appealed to district collector to take action against the school administration.
A drive has been launched by the District administration, regional transport officer and traffic police, to ensure the safety of students. On February 1, Khushi Bajaj was discharged from hospital but her family members are still waiting to see her recognising them.
“We have not listened to her for a month and waiting to listen to her voice. She is still undergoing treatment and will go for more surgeries again,” Khushi’s father Manoj Bajaj said. He also informed that Khusi’s sister Bhoomi Bajaj, who was also injured in the incident, has started going to school from last Friday.
Another student Parth was lucky that he fall asleep at the time of accident. So he does not have much memories of the accident. Parth will join the school from Monday, said his father.
Shivang Chawla, who had injuries on his fingers, is doing well and has started going to school. His mother said that he wants to forget the incident and move on. Shivang got admission in the school through RTE and his brother too studies in DPS.