A courageous Chandigarh IAS officer performs CPR and saves a man’s life.


IAS officer: A man who went to the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) office collapsed suddenly due to a suspected heart attack.

Yashpal Garg, the health secretary of Chandigarh, saved a man’s life by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for about a minute after he collapsed while visiting his office. Swati Maliwal, the chairperson of the Delhi Women Commission, praised Garg on Twitter.

“When a man had a heart attack, Chandigarh’s Health Secretary IAS (officer) Yashpal Garg saved the man’s life by giving CPR immediately. His work is commendable… appreciable.”

“Lives can be saved from a heart attack. Everyone should learn CPR,” she added.

On Tuesday, the man collapsed from a suspected heart attack.

Janak Lal, a resident of Sector 41 in Chandigarh, was at the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) office for a building violation. He collapsed, and Garg rushed to him, performing CPR for about a minute before he regained consciousness, according to the Indian Express.

“I was in my chamber when an official came running to me, saying that one person had collapsed in the CHB secretary’s chamber. I rushed there and started CPR on him “Garg stated.

According to officials, Lal later taken to the Government Multi Speciality Hospital in Chandigarh’s Sector 16 and is currently being monitored.





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