ASHA worker assaulted

Nongpoh, April 26: An ASHA worker was allegedly assaulted while discharging her Covid-19 related duties.
This matter was brought to the notice of the Deputy Commissioner of Ri Bhoi district, R Kurbah by a delegation of the Meghalaya ASHA Workers’ Union today which called upon the state government to look into such problems being faced by the ASHA workers.
“The ASHA worker was assaulted in a village in Ri Bhoi district while she was discharging her duties,” Meghalaya ASHA Worker Union – Ri Bhoi Unit president Mirajone Myrsing said after the meeting with the DC.
Condemning those responsible for the assault, she also said that they went as far as to threaten the ASHA worker.