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Cheated by life, she lies in a
BANGALORE: She lies in a hospital
unaware of what is happening around her.
Dr Gayatri Bhaskar, who was grievously injured in a road accident
in the US, lies in coma in a Bangalore hospital.
Not even that her husband collected money for her treatment,
which did not reach her.
Nor is she aware that he is seeking a divorce. When software
consultant from the US, Arun J. Rao, proposed marriage to
Dr Gayatri Bhaskar, everyone in her family was excited.
The 27-year-old dentist was running her own practice in Bangalore
and was visiting faculty at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College,
her alma mater, where she secured third rank and highest marks
To Gayatri, the US meant pursuing higher studies. But, barely
eight months after tying the knot in February 2003 and flying
overseas, her bubble of happiness burst.
Walking on the pedestrian crossing while returning from college
in Miami, Gayatri was knocked down by a speeding car. The
impact threw her up and she crashed to the ground.
Airlifted to the University of Miami School of Medicine, she
underwent a series of operations on her abdomen and brain.
Her husband shifted her to India for “longterm care’’ amidst
Since then, for six months, she has been in coma. Gayatri’s
parents, retired BHEL and LIC employees, were shocked to see
their only daughter in such a state.