ARUNA RAMCHANDRA SHAUNBAUG
Today let’s know the story of “ARUNA RAMCHANDRA SHAUNBAUG”
Aruna Ramchandra was an Indian nurse, who became the center of attention in the courtroom.
Aruna Ramchandra Shaunbhag was born on 1 June 1948 in Haldipur, Karnataka India.
As she belonged to a middle-class family.
She was working as a nurse in KEM( King Edward Memorial) hospital.
When Aruna completed her working hours and went to the basement to change her clothes.
So she was engaged to a doctor employed at the same hospital.
Attack On Aruna:-
On the night of 27TH November 1973, Aruna Shaunbaug was sexually assaulted by Sohanlal Bharta Walmiki.
He was a sweeper on contract at the King Edward memorial.
Sohanlal Walmiki attacked Aruna Shanubag while she was changing her clothes in the basement.
Walmiki choked her with a dog chain and Sodomized her.
This cut off oxygen to her brain stem contusion, cervical cord injury, and cortical blindness.
Aruna was discovered at 7:45 Am the following morning by a cleaner.
Perpetrator of Aruna:-
Sohanlal was caught and convinced of assault and robbery and he served two concurrent seven years of the sentence.
He was released in 1980.
But he was not convicted of rape, sexual molestation, or unnatural sexual offense,.
If he was convinced of this crime he would be punished with life imprisonment.
Later when he was in an interview.
Sohanlal Walmiki described his version of assault, claiming it had been committed in a “ fit of rage” he denied raping her.
He started giving accuses that the hospital janitor had a difficult relationship with shaunbaug.
He says that there was an argument and a physical fight when shaunbaug refused to give him leave to visit his ill mother-in-law.
Nurses strike for Aruna Shaunbaug:-
After the shaunbaug incident.
All nurses in Mumbai went on strike demanding improved conditions for the nurses.
And corporations of Greater Mumbai( BMC) made two attempts to move Shaunbaug outside the KEM hospital.
To free the bed as she had been occupying for seven years.
After this incident. KEM nurse launched a protest and the BMC abended the plan.
Final Day Of Aruna Shanbaug:-
A few days before her death, Shaunbaug was diagnosed with pneumonia.
She was moved to the medical intensive care unit (MICU) of the hospital and put on a ventilator.
After nearly 42 yrs of struggle on 18th may 2015 Aruna Shaunbaug died at the age of 66 years.
This was the fight for Aruna as she was fighting for 42 years.
Head off to Aruna Shaunbaug, may her soul rest in peace.
So that’s all about “ARUNA RAMCHANDRA SHAUNBAUG ”
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