Mrunal Manmay Dash

A special green corridor was created by the Commissionerate Police from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack to Biju Patnaik International (BPIA) Airport in Bhubaneswar to facilitate smooth transport of a seriously-ill patient who was scheduled to be airlifted to Surat for further treatment.

As per reports, Indramani Pani, the father of Surat Municipal Commissioner Banchanidhi Pani was being treated at the SCB Hospital in Cuttack for some ailments.

However, it was later decided by the doctors to airlift him to Surat for further treatment.

A green corridor was made by the Commissionerate Police for the passage of the ambulance carrying Pani to the Bhubaneswar airport in the minimum time possible.

In June last year, Abhishek Mohapatra, the critically-ill COVID patient from Bhadrak, who had been battling for his life, was airlifted to Kolkata for ECMO treatment.

However, he later died in a private hospital in Kolkata.

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