Ex-vyman offers to dote any organ for Siachen survivor
Mumbai, Feb 10: Indian vy’s ex-sailor S.S. Raju has expressed his willingness to dote any organ of his body to save the life of “fellow-brother” and Siachen miracle survivor Lance ik Hanumanthappa Koppad, currently battling for life in an army hospital in New Delhi.
Moved by the indomitable spirit and plight of the soldier who survived all odds after being trapped for six days under tonnes of snow and ice following an avalanche on the treacherous icy warfield, Raju called up IANS Mumbai to make the offer. “I request doctors at the Army Hospital (R&R) to contact me immediately and I can go to New Delhi... I am ready to dote any organ, including liver, kidney... We must save our fellow brother who is critical,” said Raju, a resident of Bhayander in adjoining Thane district. (IANS)