Namrata Pradhan mother, Sadhbai was extremely happy that her child was finally full of life.
She described Namrata as being listless, sad, unsocial and frequently ill before the surgery. However, post the operation she was ready to play with everyone and full of life and both parents were extremely proud of her.
Namrata is now 2 years old and is an only child. She lives with her parents in Champa-Janjgir district of Chhattisgarh where her father, Rajesh, is a farmer and supports his parents as well. When Namrata was 3-4 months old she started coughing a lot and the local doctor put her on medication which gave some relief. In January 2017, they did an echo test where they discovered she had a hole in her heart. They were unable to afford her surgery and were told about Fortis Escorts Heart Centre in Raipur which was treating children suffering from Congenital Heart Defect with support from Fortis Foundation. Namrata was successfully treated in June 2017.