Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met the family of the late Dr. Hitesh Gupta, an IP Extension resident, Corona warrior, and received them as an aid from the Delhi government. Handed over a check of Rs. Crore. CM said that we are deeply saddened by the death of Dr. Hitesh Gupta. We are with his family and will also give his wife a job in the Delhi government.
After handing over the check for assistance to the family of the late Dr. Hitesh Gupta, Corona warrior, CM Arvind Kejriwal said during a media interaction that Dr. Hitesh Gupta was working as a doctor in the Delhi government and during the Corona period, Corona patients Were serving While working for the corona patients, he too became corona and died in hospital during treatment. We are very sad and regretful of the death of Dr. Hitesh Gupta. As you all know that to encourage and help all those Corona warriors, the Delhi government has announced a unique scheme. According to the plan, if one of our Corona warriors gets corona while working and due to that they are martyred, then we will help their family by giving them a support amount of Rs 1 crore. Under the same scheme, today I came to meet the family of Dr. Hitesh Gupta and we have met the family and handed over the check for this cooperation amount.
CM said that although no one’s life is valued, I hope that with the help of this cooperation, Dr. Hitesh Gupta’s family will get help. Dr. Hitesh Gupta’s wife is quite educated. We will also give his wife a job in Delhi government. Even after that, whatever their needs will be, we will try to fulfill those needs.
During this, Surabhi Gupta, wife of Corona warrior Dr. Hitesh Gupta said that my husband had died of corona infection during Kovid, he was a corona warrior. I am very grateful to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. In this hour of grief, the Chief Minister helped us at all levels and he has promised to help in the future as well. I thank the Chief Minister for this.
It is noteworthy that Dr. Hitesh Gupta was posted at Karkardooma Dispensary. While serving corona patients, he too fell prey to it and was admitted to the hospital for treatment, where he died on 3 November 2020. He is survived by his wife Surabhi Gupta, an eight-year-old daughter and elderly mother-in-law.