Famous Neurologist and Padma Shri Dr. Ashok Pangadiya of India and abroad died on Friday afternoon at around 3:50 pm from Corona. Pangadiya was battling post covid disease and was on ventilator for a long time. According to sources close to Pangadiya, his lungs were damaged due to Corona. After fighting Corona for 48 days, Dr. Pangadiya lost the battle of life at around 4:45 pm today. He was brought on ventilator support from ESCC Hospital in Jaipur at around 2.30 pm after his condition worsened before his death, but after about a quarter of an hour the doctors declared him dead.
PM expressed grief by tweeting
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the death of Dr. Ashok Pangadia by tweeting. PM Modi wrote while tweeting ‘Dr. Ashok Pangadiya made his mark as an outstanding neurologist. His pioneering work in the medical field will benefit generations of doctors and researchers. Saddened by his demise…Condolences to his family and friends.’
CM also expressed grief
Along with the PM, many politicians and big personalities including Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot have also expressed deep grief over the death of the famous doctor. Along with the Prime Minister of the country, the Chief Minister of the state was also in constant touch with his family members and doctors. For his treatment, a team of specialist doctors from across the country and abroad was engaged.
Awarded Padma Shri in 2014
Neurologist Dr. Pangadiya received the Merit Award from the Government of Rajasthan in the year 1992. He had been the Head of the Department of Neurology at SMS (Sawai Man Singh Hospital). At the same time, from 2006 to 2010, he was working as a principal in the university. In the year 2002, he was given the Dr. BC Roy Award by the Medical Council of India. After this he was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014. More than 90 of his papers have been published in the journal. He has also received a UNESCO Award for his medical and social participation.