NEELAM DIXIT Vs. UOI
LAWS(DLH)-2007-4-139
HIGH COURT OF DELHI
Decided on April 20,2007

NEELAM DIXIT Appellant
VERSUS
UOI Respondents

JUDGEMENT

T.S.Thakur, J. - (1.) In this petition for a writ of mandamus, the petitioner seeks a direction against the respondents to convene a committee of specialists like Neurophysicians, Paed Neurophysician, Neurosurgeons and Paediatrician drawn from Appollo Hospital, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and from Army Hospital (RandR) to diagnose the Brain Stem problem of the petitioner's son Master Adarsh Dikshit, a six year old boy who is presently undergoing treatment in the Army Hospital at Dhaula Kuan. A further mandamus directing the respondents to investigate the negligence, if any, in the treatment of the patient has also been prayed for.
(2.) We have heard the learned counsel for the parties at some length and perused the record. Mr. Ramesh submits on the instructions of the petitioner who is also present in person that the petitioner shall be satisfied in case the child is directed to be shifted for further treatment to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He submits that the Army Authorities could be directed to make the requisite arrangements for an ambulance and coordinate with authorities in AIIMS to ensure that the child is admitted in the concerned speciality for further treatment.
(3.) Ms. Monika Garg, learned counsel for the respondents no. 1,2 and 4 to 6 has no objection in case the child is directed to be shifted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences for further treatment. She submits that if the petitioner was not satisfied by the treatment being given to the child, it was open to her to have the child admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in which event the authorities would lend whatever assistance is possible to have the child transferred in an ambulance to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.;


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