At this moment, NFPE, Odisha stands firmly with the comrades of West Bengal Circle and assures to every support on behalf of the State CoC.
Monday 20 April 2020
SAD NEWS : COVID-19 took away the life of Abdul Hasan, MTS Group-C Foreign Post, Kolakata
Abul Hasan, MTS Group-C Foreign Post, Kolakata who was admitted in R G Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata with high fever and breathing troubles on 14.04.2020 was tested positive for COVID-19 by School of Tropical Medicines, Kolkatta. While undergoing treatment in the said Hospital Abul Hasan expired at 8.20 AM on 18.04.2020. The dead body of Mr. Hasan was not handed over to his family members and was buried in Bagmari grave yard by the State. Govt. authorities Consequently his family members were sent to quarantine.
On behalf of N F P E, Odisha State CoC, we sincerely convey our deep condolences to the bereaved family members of Mr. Hasan.
Let the departed soul rest in eternal peace.
Now, the unfortunate death of Abul Hasan due to COVID-19 infection is a big blow to all the members of the postal family of West Bengal Circle. In particular, this incident has shaken all section of staff members of Kolkata Foreign Post. Prior to admission in R G Kar Hospital, Abul Hasan had attended his duty at Kolkata Foreign Post on 30.03.2020, 31.03.2020 and 01.04.2020.
Under the circumstances, Postal JCA (NFPE & FNPO), West Bengal Circle has appealed the Chief Postmaster General, W B Circle to take following measures on an urgent basis towards safety and security of other staff of Kolkata Foreign Post and to take all preventive measures to contain further spreading of COVID-19 from Kolkata Foreign Post.
1. Kolkata Foreign Post should be closed as of now and arrangements should be made towards ‘Home Quarantine’ of each and every staff of Kolkata Foreign Post.
2. Immediate sanitization of Kolkata Foreign Post building and its premises.
3. Immediate arrangement towards rapid test for ‘COVID-19 infection’ in respect of each and every staff of Kolkata Foreign Post.
4. Suitable measures may be taken in respect of Kolkata RMS and Kolkata APS which are directly linked to Kolkata Foreign Post.