Anand, from Ganiganakoppalu village in T Narasipura taluk, about 30km from Mysuru, needed to get tablets for his son on Wednesday evening. Ever since his son was identified with the ailment, Anand has been visiting Nimhans, Bengaluru, each two months to get tablets freed from value. Medical doctors have suggested him to not miss even a single dose of medication for his son as any disruption may set again the therapy plan by years. With the lockdown throwing his scheduled go to to Nimhans in Could out of drugs, Anand mulled many choices, together with a prepare trip, to achieve Bengaluru. He pleaded with mates to borrow a scooter or a bike, however they stated a well mannered ‘no’ due to fears that the car could also be seized by cops for lockdown violations.
That was when Anand determined to pedal all the best way and selected the less-popular Kanakapura route for his journey from Mysuru to Bengaluru and again residence, all including as much as effectively over 300km. With time operating out and the Wednesday deadline closing in, Anand took off on his bicycle from his village at 3am on Sunday (Could 23) with Rs 600 in hand.
“The bicycle is outdated, hardly holding collectively, however I began however. I spent Sunday evening at a temple in Kanakapura taluk, about 60km from Bengaluru. On Monday evening, a Banashankari resident in Bengaluru gave me meals and shelter. I collected medicines from Nimhans early Tuesday. Nurse Suvarnakka helped me loads in getting the tablets early. A physician who learnt of my plight gave me Rs 1,000. I set off on my return journey round Tuesday afternoon and reached residence on Wednesday night,” he stated, including that he was blissful that his son didn’t miss even a single dose.
Moreover the son, the couple have a daughter. “After reaching residence, I seen ache in my waist on account of fixed pedaling for 4 days. I met a physician and took medication. I’m again at work now,” he added.