Terrible earthquake in Kutch 20 years: 26 Jan in Anjar city. The only child born in 2001

 Terrible earthquake in Kutch 20 years: 26 Jan in Anjar city. The only child born in 2001

Jai Veerada of Ahir family of Galpadar overcomes the terrible earthquake in Kutch

On one side the hospital building collapsed and the mother survived with the baby

January 26, 2001 was a happy day for Kutch-Gujarat, which can never be forgotten. The story of the only child born in the city of Anjar on the day of this terrible earthquake presents an unusual story of the struggle that took place at birth. A son was born at around 2 pm on January 26, 2001 at the home of Dhanjibhai Samatbhai Veerada, who lives in Galpadar and works in a private company. Dhanjibhai along with his wife, mother and newborn child were rushed to the government hospital in Anjar at 5 am and went to his house to have breakfast and nutritious food.

From where they were preparing to return to Anjar, a natural calamity struck at around 8-47 in the morning, so they immediately took a bike from one of the people around them and left for Anjar. But the traffic jam on the road was so great that it was difficult to get off the bike. As soon as we reached the government hospital, we saw that the hospital building was demolished. What happened to the wife and the newborn baby? Where will it be now? Dr. in charge of the hospital at that time. Mercifully, Mahamahante was found on the grounds of the hospital in search of the family, including the newborn.

Why are you after meeting wife, mother? The mother of the child said that the building on one side of the hospital was collapsing and she was surviving by taking the baby on the other side. It was also a challenge to get back home after the situation had calmed down a bit.

How can so many people come in one bike? So Dr. Anjar was on duty in the hospital. J.K. At the request of Ahir, they took Dhanjibhai’s family to Rambagh Hospital in Adipur in their car and then they were able to reach their home by bike. After which, the family members named the newborn baby born on the day of the earthquake ‘Jayakumar’.

The house collapsed, leaving the child in a bed of sheets

All four houses in Dhanjibhai’s Galpadar village were hit by the quake. So that the newborn baby and his mother were temporarily weaned by a sheet. The camp was later set up on his own plot with the help of villagers and service-seekers. Lived and cared for an estimated 8 months.

Jay does a private job today

Dhanjibhai’s Valsoyo Jay, who overcame the earthquake on the day of the earthquake, is in good health today and is working for a private company to take timber measurement.

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