30 children die at BRD Hospital: At least 30 children have died within 48 hours at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital. Professor Dr D.K. Srivastava, Head of the department of Community Medicine, confirmed the deaths.“15 infant were younger than one month. Six of the remaining 15, who were older than a month, passed away due to encephalitis. Others died due to various other reasons,” Srivastava told.Earlier, the Gorakhpur hospital was under the heat after more than 60 children died in a span of six days. Gorakhpur court issued non-bailable warrants against seven people. IN the month of September, additional sessions judge Shivanand Singh issued the NBW against seven of the nine people named in the FIR, a day after he sent former principal of the college Dr Rajiv Mishra and his medico-wife Purnima Shukla to 14-day judicial custody. Death of children at Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College is increasing with the time.
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