The relations made from the heart are always above than blood relations. This stands out to be true specially in today’s society around the people we live. In a heartwarming gesture, 40-year-old Diti Lahiri donated her kidney to a junior colleague Marshneil Sinha in Fortis Hospital, Kolkata.
The relation between two colleagues proves to be a relation of Heart.
From the last few years, Sinha an IT profession had been fighting with a life-threatening kidney condition. She was in need of kidney donor but, she struggled to find one. But, Diti Lahiri her colleague decided to donate her kidney.
Lahiri first came across Sinha condiction when she was working at ITC Infotech in Bengaluru —According to TOI, She got to know that Sinha suffers from shrinking kidney, which meant that she required regular dialysis.
She was working and battling simultaneously But as time passes her health did not permit her to work in the city anymore. She had to move back to her hometown, Bokaro, Jharkhand and continued working from there.
Lahiri found out that Sinha cannot survive without a kidney transplant.
Sinha’s parents can’t donate a kidney due to there health issues. So, which did not permit them to donate one. Her sister was getting married soon, so the Groom’s family didn’t allow her to donate. Lahiri was closely following Sinha’s case and took the opinion of Shibaji Basu, a urologist. A doctor also told that she urgent need of a kidney.
I had made up my mind to donate one of my kidneys because my mother has been living a healthy life on one kidney for years now.
She is more active than most of us. I am single and that perhaps made it easier for me. My decision surprised my parents, but later they supported me.
As a non-relative are not allowed to donate kidneys in many states. Thankfully, West Bengal the only state that permits kidney transplant like that, after knowing the intent of the donor.
Lahiri and her mother, Monideepa, had to go through a nine-month legal process. Filing of an affidavit at the Alipur police court and then subsequently visiting the first-class magistrate, submitting related documents and getting verified. All this was done to make sure that transplant was happening out of the goodwill of heart and no money involved.
Dr Shibaji Basu successfully operated surgeries on September 3, and both the ladies are doing well.
aTrendHub salutes the bravery and kindness of Ms Diti Lahiri for donating her kidney to her junior. The world is in desperate need of such selfless people, which restores the faith in humanity.