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STRICKEN BY APATHY

Four years ago, the district hospital at Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh added a trauma centre at the cost of Rs 15 crore. The new facility battled operational hiccups and a shortage of doctors from day one and could never serve its purpose. Now, it’s fully functional—as a police outpost.

The patient examination room at the centre’s entrance is the office of Pratap Singh Lodhi, the outpost in-charge. The wards have been turned into living quarters for policemen; the post-operation ward has become a dump yard. The ramp leading to the first floor

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