Vaishali Yadav is a six years old girl from Hadapsar, Pune, she is suffering from heart disease, in order to seeking financial help she wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. So, she not only got reply from him, but also receives immediate help. Vaishali belonging from poor family and she suffered from a hole in her heart. Vaishali resides with her uncle, Pratap Yadav, as surgery expenses were needed over Rs three lakh, so, he was unable to afford an expensive heart surgery and even he sold her toys as well as bicycle to purchase medicines for her.
Vaishali, who studies at Pradnya Shishu Vihar school in Phursungi, in Class II belongs to the below poverty line (BPL) category and they couldn’t afford to get her operation done in any of the hospital in Pune. As, she also lacked BPL documents, that prevented her from using of any BPL heath scheme of the government. Hence, she decided to write a letter directly to the PM Modi and got this idea of writing to PM through TV news. And she posted letter with her school identity card. In that letter she requested PM Modi to help her by illustrating her overall health condition as well as her family’s financial inability to complete huge medical expenses which are needed for her heart operation. So, taking immediate action on her letter within a week PMO’s office ordered Pune District administration to help the girl.
Deputy collector Sourabh Rao said that, they received correspondence from PM on May 24th, but that letter lacked any phone number of Vaishali or her Parents, so they approached girl’s school as it had her ID card and then they immediately traced her family and Hence, after coming to know that girl required medical help then she was admitted to city based Ruby Hall Clinic hospital and now she was operated free of cost. While, the medical director of Ruby Hall Clinic, Dr Sanjay Pathare, said that vaishali was admitted in hospital on 2nd June and operated on 4th of June. And he also added that now she was fine and gets discharged on Wednesday, 8th of June 2016.