Ambulance drivers cover 3000 km to bring Naga woman body home

Ambulance drivers of Kumar’s Ambulance Service, Bengaluru being acknowledged upon arrival at Dimapur in May 19 night.
Ambulance drivers of Kumar’s Ambulance Service, Bengaluru being acknowledged upon arrival at Dimapur in May 19 night.

Morung Express News
Dimapur | May 21 


Ambulance drivers namely Komatigunta Shivaprasad and Bhaskar KV were presented Sumi Naga scarf upon arrival at New Field Check Gate, Dimapur on May 19 night as a token of appreciation for their service in transporting the body of a Naga female from Bengaluru to Dimapur.


The scarf was presented to them by the family members of the deceased. A Naga female from Sumi community expired on May 15 at Bowring & Lady Curzon Hospital, Bangalore due to respiratory infection, a non-COVID case. 


Accompanied by another two Naga youth, Aghoto Zhimomi and Hukato, they journeyed more than 3000 km traversing through the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar West Bengal and Assam with no proper meals on the way owing to nationwide lockdown. 


Meanwhile, the necessary arrangements for transporting the body from Bengaluru to Dimapur were done by the Sumi Students’ Union Bengaluru and Sumi Fellowship Bengaluru.