In a very beautiful humanitarian gesture two men, a Hindu and a Muslim, saved the lives of each other’s wives by donating a kidney each.
The kidneys of both Anita Mehra, from Hasanpur, and Tasleem Jahan, from Ajmere Gate, had failed. Doctors discovered that Anita’s blood group was B positive and Tasleem’s was A positive.
Our blood is red, its the same. If we cared about Hindu-Muslim, our wives wouldn’t be alive: One of the two men. pic.twitter.com/XIL9hcBZ1g — ANI (@ANI_news) 13 September 2016
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Our blood is red, its the same. If we cared about Hindu-Muslim, our wives wouldn’t be alive: One of the two men. pic.twitter.com/XIL9hcBZ1g
— ANI (@ANI_news) 13 September 2016
Both Vinod and Anwar agreed.
According to reports, the Human Organ Transplant Act allows swap kidney transplant.
The transplant was done on September 2.
Speaking to ANI, an elated Vinod and Anwar said that they are extremely happy that their wives will be able to make a fresh start to their lives.
“I will celebrate this Eid-ul-Adha with more fervour, all thanks to Vinod. He has given his kidney to my wife. My wife is doing well now and recovering. I have a respect to Vinod bhai as he has given his kidney to my wife,” Ahmed told TOI. While Mehra reportedly said, “If it is Eid-Ul-Azha for Ahmed, it is no less than Diwali for me”.