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Meet 28-year-old Soumitra Mandal, Bengal's Oxygen Man, who dons more than one cape at a time

Soumitra Mandal is a teacher providing free tuition and arranging scholarships for poor students, but more recently he's being hailed as the Oxygen Man

Publication Date: 2021-09-09

Author(s): Prajanma Das


Soumitra Mandal, a 28-year-old from Gosaba in the Sunderbans, will be there anytime anyone needs oxygen in any of the nine islands in the area. He carries an oxygen concentrator on the back of his bicycle and goes from village to village to help people (mostly COVID patients) who are in need of oxygen but cannot get to a hospital immediately from these remote areas.

Publisher/Organisation: Edex Live


Keywords: COVID-19; Social work