New Delhi: The National Commission for Women
on Monday said national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha
alias Sonu, who had to undergo a second surgery following
infection in her severed limb, should immediately be shifted
to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here for
The 23-year-old, who lost her leg after being pushed out
of a moving train by some robbers near Bareilly on the night
of April 11, was operated at Chattrapati Shahuji Maharaj
Medical University yesterday.
Sonu was admitted to Lucknow from Bareilly district
hospital on Saturday after which it was detected that her
amputated left leg had swelling and infection.
"Sonu should be immediately shifted to AIIMS so that
proper care can be ensured for her. She was shifted to Lucknow
but I think she should be brought here. Government should do
it as part of its responsibility," NCW acting chairperson
Yasmeen Abrar said.
The women`s panel had earlier sought a report from the
Uttar Pradesh government on the incident.