A Gastroenterology surgeon was seen running 3 km in traffic to conduct a surgery on time, the video of which has gone viral.
Story so far: Dr Govind Nandakumar, a surgeon at Manipal Hospital in Sarjapur said that it usually takes 30-45 minutes to reach the hospital from his home. However, the day the video was taken (August 30), there was a massive traffic jam.
- He said that it was important for the patient that he conducted the scheduled laparoscopy surgery on time.
- On checking Google, the doctor realised that covering the last stretch would take about 45 minutes while it otherwise takes only 5-10 minutes.
Managing traffic density: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai earlier announced that an authority would be constituted to manage traffic density in the city. Bengaluru currently has 10 million vehicles and a population of 12 million people.
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