A traffic constable from Madhya Pradesh on Thursday offered to donate one of his kidneys to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj after she tweeted about her kidney failure.
“I wish to donate one of my kidneys to Sushmaji,” 26-year-old Constable Gaurav Singh Dangi told PTI.
He said after he came to know that her kidneys have failed and needs a donor “I got worried about her health.”
“If after medical examinations my kidney is found fit for transplant then I will donate one to her,” said Dangi is a resident of Tiharka village under Niwadi tehsil in Tikamgarh district.
He is serving as the traffic constable since last three-and-a-half years.
Sushma ji is a good leader and we need her to be well and that is why I offered my Kidney. Blood group also matches: Gaurav Dangi pic.twitter.com/lKr1X9U5Nn— ANI (@ANI_news) November 17, 2016
Bhopal Traffic Policeman Gaurav Dangi offers his kidney for transplant to EAM Sushma Swaraj who is admitted in AIIMS pic.twitter.com/goxvu4mJ8B— ANI (@ANI_news) November 17, 2016
Asked why he wanted to donate kidney to Swaraj, he said “I am impressed by her work. She is our External Affairs Minister and a good leader. Therefore, I have decided to donate my kidney to her and also made an offer through Twitter.”
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Swaraj had on Wednesday tweeted that she was in AIIMS because of kidney failure.
“Presently, I am on dialysis. I am undergoing tests for a Kidney transplant. Lord Krishna will bless.” she had tweeted.
She was admitted to AIIMS on November 7 and is being monitored by a team of doctors.
I am in AIIMS because of kidney failure. Presently, I am on dialysis. I am undergoing tests for a Kidney transplant. Lord Krishna will bless— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) November 16, 2016