Thane civic body gifts flat to a teenager who lost limbs in train mishap

In what comes as a philanthropic gesture by the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), the civic body has presented a residential flat to a teenager, said the city Guardian Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday, November 24.

Then 14-year-old girl had lost her limbs in a 2018 railway mishap at Thane station.

On Wednesday, November 24, a tenement from a Thane civic body at Manpada was alloted to her.

While talking to media after receiving the flat, the teenager shared that she aspired to be a doctor and was happy that she could own a flat in Thane, where she and her family have been staying for several years in a leased property.

According to reports, Rupali More, now 17, was pushed out of a running train on August 14 due to which she lost her limbs. More met with the accident on platform 5 of Thane station, which was then reported by the guard of a Kalyan-bound 15-car local. 

Later, the Shiv Sena leaders had offered to help her following the mishap and assured her help with education and get her a permanent home.

Similarly, BJP MP Kirit Somaiya had offered help to Monika More who too had lost her limbs in a mishap in Ghatkopar several years ago.

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