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A tweet to Maneka saves woman from pavement

  • A tweet to Maneka saves woman from pavement

    Summary: KOLKATA: A tweet to women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi was all it took to find a mentally ill woman a shelter.The woman had been living on a pavement in Serampore for almost two years. "Direct message sent though DM," the banker tweeted back at 1pm.Maneka's office intervened swiftly, asking the district administration to rescue the woman. "I am impressed by the response from the minister and happy that the woman has been rescued," the banker told TOI.The woman is now at the Serampore women's police station. Till then, she is being looked after by officers at the Serampore women's police station," said an officer. A banker from the locality had to tweet to Maneka after her attempts at running to NGOs and the administration failed.



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