It might not come as a shocking piece of news to you that a hospital in Patna has been devastated after heavy monsoon rains in the city. The Doctors, nurses had to wade through knee-deep water to check the patients and fishes were spotted swimming in the ICU. This is happening in the state run Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH). The hospital was a victim to the incessant rains that lashed the capital city of Bihar. The heavy pouring the state left and streets water clogged, hospitals and colleges inundated.
Questions are being raised that if a city cannot control its infrastructures in 2 days of rainfall, how can it be included in the list of smart cities of the country.
The television channels broadcasted the footage of fishes swimming in the ICU and these scenes have fumed many patients and their relatives. One of the nurses shouted that along with the fishes there were scorpions, leeches and snakes in the water. The hospital is located in the low-lying area and hence it is facing such situation.