Jagatsinghpur: Life just isn’t a fairytale trip. When future performs merciless video games with you, there aren’t some ways to vary your life’s course. One thing comparable occurred with Gatanath Parida, who hails from Makundapur village in Jagatsinghpur district.
As soon as an eminent tablist with scores of accolades from throughout the state and out of doors for his soothing and magical renditions, Gatanath is now reeling underneath monetary disaster after he was recognized with most cancers 4 years again. An ailing Gatanath who can hardly transfer now’s preserving his trembling fingers away from creating these soulful tunes for which he was as soon as well-known for.
He now helplessly awaits any form of charity he may get both by authorities channels or from any NGOs as he has exhausted all his life financial savings on his remedy in final 4 years.
Gatanath had a penchant for Tabla proper from his childhood and he pursued his ardour wholeheartedly. Tabla took him to many locations and he was quickly recognised by All India Radio as a percussionist. He was appointed as a Tabla trainer in a non-public organisation.
However as luck would have it, he was recognized with most cancers 4 years again that halted his journey with a sudden jerk. Medical doctors right here have suggested him to maneuver to different most cancers speciality hospitals outdoors the state for superior remedy. However scarcity of cash has pulled him again.
Arati Parida, his spouse mentioned, “He was the one bread earner in our home. His solely supply of earnings was enjoying Tabla, which he has stopped now attributable to his illness. We couldn’t even ship our son to high school due to the dearth of cash.”
A breathless Gatanath appealed in entrance of OTV digital camera, “I don’t have any cash left with me. I attraction to the federal government and personal events for that matter to assist me with cash in order that I can get myself handled.”
The District Collector, Sangram Keshari Mohapatra mentioned, “I learn about his well being situation and Rs 15,000 was granted to him from Chief Minister’s Reduction Fund (CMRF) for his remedy. We are going to attempt to grant more cash if and when required.”