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Lockdown updates-To Meet her Ailing Son In Hospital a Woman Travel 2,700 Km Across Six States.

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“Due to God’s grace we have reached here without any problems anywhere”, she said. The family was informed by a Malayali doctor at AIIMS in Jodhpur about Arun Kumar’s condition following which they decided to undertake the journey from Kerala through Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat to reach Rajasthan.

A 50-year-old woman travelled 2,700 km in a car crisscrossing 6 states to meet her critically ill son, a BSF jawan in Jodhpur, despite strict lockdown restrictions due to COVID-19.

The woman was accompanied by her daughter-in-law and another relative during the journey, which they covered in three days’ time. Speaking to PTI from Jodhpur in Rajasthan, Sheelamma Vasan said the health condition of her son, Arun Kumar (29), who was suffering from myositis, (inflammation of muscles), was improving.

Volunteers of Hindu helpline, a VHP organisation, helped in arranging a cab and two taxi drivers free of cost to take them to Jodhpur. After getting necessary passes arranged by Kottayam District Collector P K Sudheer Babu, Sheelaamma accompanied by her daughter-in-law Parvathyand another relative set off on the journey from Panackachira village in Koruthodu panchayat in Kottayam on April 11and reached Jodhpur on 14th, “Vishu” (Malayalam new year).

The jawan, who had come to his village in February end on leave and days after his return had fallen ill, had expressed desire to meet his mother and wife.Arun Kumar’s one-year-old child is in Kerala.

Thanks to the intervention of Union Minister V Muraleedharan, the office of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Congress leader Oommen Chandy, the family could get necessary passes for the travel across the states.

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LDA to conduct lottery process for its 250 vacant plots in Vasantkunj Yojna

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Lucknow: Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) will allot as many as 250 housing plots through lottery system in its Vasantkunj Yojna located at Hardoi Road.
According to LDA officials,  the lottery system will take place in the second week of March. The development authority in the month of February opened registrations for its 250 vacant plots till February 28. As per LDA records, development authority has received more than 800 applications for the allotment.
The plots have been categorized in four categories as per their size, while cost of the plots is said to be Rs 24,000/sq metre. Development authority is also making a provision to develop housing units for the beneficiaries after allotting them plots, However, fee for the construction work is yet to be decided by LDA.
District magistrate and acting vice chairman of LDA Abhishek Prakash said, “The lottery process is expected to be conducted in Indira Gandhi Prathisthan in second week of March. The benefiacries under the scheme will be given vacant plots under much lower prices as compared to private developers.”
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