Irrfan's wife Sutapa Sikdar and Bhumi Pednekar lose relatives to COVID-19, reveal they did not get ICU beds and oxygen cylinders
Irrfan's wife Sutapa Sikdar shared how the unavailability of a hospital bed in Delhi resulted in the death of a relative who was diagnosed by COVID-19. On Sunday, Sutapa penned down a note which she tagged as ‘#notanobituary’.
In the post, she mourned and paid tribute to her Sameer da, while also stating, “#notanobituary#don'tforget I posted day before for help for my relative Sameer Banerjee. Today he left us .We couldn’t set up an ICU at home in Delhi the capital of India.and we couldn’t get a bed in the hospital. My gratitude to all the covid warriors who helped . I will never forget you all ,my belssings to you all till I live, I will never forget sameerda’s smile ..i will cherish my adolescent memories with him I will never ever forget that I couldn’t get a bed in ICU for him because he was not chotarajan.he was an honest man. I will not forget this mayhem in delhi You don’t forget too that Banerjee sheikhs das adjanias all have to go and they could have stayed with us all a bit longer if we would have concentrated as a country more on hospital oxygen plants then hindu festivals and muslim festivals. #delhigovt#modi#bettertobeachotarajan#don'tforget"
Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar also shared that she has lost two loved ones from her ‘immediate world’ in the last 24 hours. However, the Bollywood actor, who calls herself ‘covid warrior’ shared that there was no space for grief, as she is helping those in need find resources. In a tweet, the actress wrote how her day was spent looking for oxygen and beds for the ones she can save. “Have lost 2 people we love from my immediate world in the last 24 hours, 3 super critical. I’ve spent my day looking for Oxygen & beds for the ones we can save.”
Stating that she can’t wait for the pandemic to get over, Bhumi added, “No space for grief. Only action. Really can’t wait for this to be over. Please do your bit. #covidwarrior #CovidIndia.”
Have lost 2 people we love from my immediate world in the last 24 hours, 3 super critical. I’ve spent my day looking for Oxygen & beds for the ones we can save. No space for grief. Only action. Really can’t wait for this to be over. Please do your bit. #covidwarrior #CovidIndia
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) May 2, 2021