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We Salute The Nurses..

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Aruna Shanbaug


After 42 years of struggle with life in comatose state, the nurse Ms. Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug died today.
The King Edward Memorial hospital (KEM), Mumbai, where she joined as a junior nurse, kept and looked after, after the sexual assault made by one ward boy, on November 23rd, 1973.
Authr Pinki Virani wrote the story of Aruna shanbaug and in her book, "Aruna's Story'. 
The author narrated the incident and the after’s as such,  “Sohanlal Bhartha Walmiki choked her with a dog chain before raping and robbing her, oxygen supply to parts of her brain was cut off, and she became bereft not only of the power of speech but of the power to express herself in any other way. She also became cortically blind, lost the use of her limbs and the control of her muscles, and suffered a kind of emotional disability, which is manifested in a inappropriate laughter and bouts of screaming. Her memory and most of her other mental faculties were also gone..”

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