Sharmila who broke her yatra on December15 was examined by doctors. In the MRI scan, they observed that the injury needs surgery and 3-week rest. Doctors of the Apollo Hospital said they would perform a key hole surgery on Sharmila’s knee and advise her to rest for 3 weeks.
It may be recalled that Sharmila who has started her Pada Yatra from Idupulapaya on October 18 has already established a record as the first woman to have undertaken the longest Pada Yatra. She has so far completed her yatra in Kadapa, Anantapur, Kurnool and Mahabubnagar districts. She was touring the RR district when she fell down from her vehicle and injured her knee. Sharmila’s mother Vijayamma, Jagan’s wife Bharati, YSR Congress MLA Shobha Nagi Reddy and her uncles Vivekananda Reddy and YV Subba Reddy have visited injured Sharmila and enquired about her health.