Auto driver Mallikarjun along with his auto in Karnataka
Auto driver Mallikarjun along with his auto in Karnataka

This Karnataka auto driver gives free rides to pregnant women to hospital in emergency

ANI | Updated: Jan 24, 2019 04:06 IST

Kalaburgi (Karnataka) [India], Jan 24 (ANI): In a bid to contribute towards humanity, a Karnataka-based auto driver has been providing free 24/7 commuting services to pregnant women to reach the hospital at the time of emergency. He has been providing this service free of cost for the last five years.
The auto driver, identified as Mallikarjun, is resident of Shanthi Nagar in Kalburagi city in Karnataka, provides 24/7 free commuting services to pregnant women in the state.
Interestingly, Mallikarjun has four autos on which he has clearly mentioned his mobile number and details regarding 24/7 free commuting services he provides to pregnant women at the time of need to reach the hospital.
While interacting with ANI, he recalled an incident that made him start the service. He said: "My pregnant sister faced problem in going hospital five years ago, there was no ambulance here. So I do this. The number is written behind my auto, people call me up when they need an auto."
Mallikarjun has claimed that from past five years, he has helped more than 100 pregnant women through his free of cost services.  (ANI)