Former Indian Kabaddi player Pratap Singh Kablana succumbed to dengue
Former international Kabaddi player Pratap Singh Kablana has succumbed to epidemic dengue in a Gurgaon hospital on Friday. He was 62. Kablana was admitted in serious condition to Medanta the Medicity Hospital here in Sector 38 on Wednesday, after suffering from suspected dengue and diarrhea. He died during treatment.
His body was taken to his native village Kablana in Haryana’s Jhajjar district for cremation. This was four deaths in Gurgaon due to dengue. Officials said there were over 200 dengue patients in Gurgaon.
Delhi remained in the grip of panic over dengue as two girls died of it taking the death toll to 16 on a day the number of people down with the mosquito –borne fever crossed 2,000 as hospitals across the city continued to reel under acute pressure.
The Delhi government headed Aam Admi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has been accused of not effectively dealing with the situation, said it was mulling bringing an ordinance to punish private hospitals refusing to provide treatment to patients in emergency situations.