3-year-old takes care of his ailing mother in Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri, 27th August: In a heart-warming gesture, a 3-year-old child took off his clothes, soaked it in water, and placed it on his feeble mother’s forehead to lower her fever.

Reportedly, Rekha Sarkar, along with her 3-year-old son has been taking shelter outside Jalpaiguri Kotwali Police Station since last night. She used to work as a domestic helper earlier but unfortunately lost her job due to the ongoing pandemic. As a result, she is living under severe crisis and is unable to feed her son.

The duo has been spending sleepless nights in different government offices for many days.

Spending several days with a hungry stomach, Rekha fell sick today and sat down outside Jalpaiguri Kotwali police station. Meanwhile, seeing his mother’s helpless situation, the child took off his shirt, soaked it in water from the side faucet, and placed it on his mother’s forehead to lower her high temperature.

The gesture caught the attention of many passers-by.

Meanwhile, Saikat Chatterjee, a member of the BoA of Jalpaiguri Municipality, rushed to the police station after receiving the news from the media. He interacted with the woman and arranged a Bhawan in the Jalpaiguri Municipality area for her food and lodging.

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