In yet another incident of poor road connectivity and medical facilities, women of Shakti village in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday carried a pregnant woman on a makeshift cart for over 30 km to reach to a nearby hospital.
They carried the pregnant woman through damaged roads for over eight hours. She was then taken to a hospital in Kullu district.
Speaking on the same, Gadarpali Panchayat Pradhan, Bhag Chand said, "Over half a dozen villages in the area lack basic infrastructure, including roads and electricity."
He also appealed to the Himachal Pradesh government to come up with development projects in far-flung areas of the state.