In Bollywood, where many stars are in lockdown with their family these days. Some stars went ahead by giving financial help to the government. There is also an actress who, at the moment, was so upset seeing this situation that she decided to go straight into this battle. Yes, we are talking about Shikha Malhotra, who is present in the care of Corona patients. We have seen her in Shah Rukh Khan’s film ‘Fan‘.
On the question of how Shikha reached here, she said that she did not realize the seriousness of this when PM Modi announced a one-day curfew. But when the 21-day lockdown took place, she realized that the situation in the country was a bit more critical. She told that she was a degree holder after coming into the industry. She holds a B.Sc (Hons) nursing degree from Vardhman Mahaveer Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital.
Shikha said, when she heard about the 21-day lockdown, she determined that she would not sit at home for a day now, as being a nurse. Se said, “I understood that 21 days of lockdown does not mean all normal. Patients are coming and nurses will be needed in the hospital.”
Shikha said that the next morning, she sent applications to many hospitals. Those were Kokilaben Hospital, Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Cooper Hospital, Nanavati Hospital, Bala Saheb Thackeray Hospital Mumbai. After which she received a call from Bala Saheb Thackeray Hospital and received a strong reception there.
Served 45 Patients on 1st day
Shikha said, ‘On the very first day I was in the middle of 45 corona patients. It was not an easy thing. A lot of precaution has to be taken for this. While taking a degree during nurse training, we take an oath that I will not miss serving when it is time… I felt that the time had come. ”She is proud of herself that this time where people entertained on social media While doing so, she is going a step ahead and putting her time in the services of patients.
At this time, she has told those struggling with Corona’s troubles that we should not be afraid but take precautions. Shikha said, ‘First of all, people do not go out. I would like to tell people that people stay at home and wash their hands often. If you had gone out for some important work, then you should first go to the bathroom and bath at home. Wash whatever you are wearing at the same time. It would be good to drink hot water and take a bath with hot water. Use handkerchiefs and tissue paper.
He told, ‘When I was 13 years old, there was an attack of paralysis in my entire body, then I myself got out of this thing. It took me 3 years to recover from paralysis. I was on bed and wheelchair for 3 years. I missed my studies. After recovering, I completed my 11th and 12th classes from Open School.
She said, ‘I am working for public service, I am working to support the government. It was clearly written in my application itself that I will work for free, while those who are being specially called from a private hospital for coronavirus are giving 80 thousand to 1.25 lakh salary.