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A Muslim offers to donate kidneys to Mahajan

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | April 27, 2006 14:41 IST

AMuslim man in Bihar has offered to donate his kidneys to Pramod Mahajan,general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party, battling for his life in a hospital in Mumbai.

Mahajan was stated to be critical, but stable on Thursday-- five days after he was shot at and grievously injured by his younger brother.

Naushad Haider, leader of the BJP Minority Morcha, offered to donate both his kidneys to Mahajan to save his life.

"I have made this offer in my letter toBJP president Rajnath Singh. I am ready to save the life of Mahajan,"Haider said.

He stood for hours in the BJP state office in Patna with a big placard in his hands declaring that he was ready to give his kidneys to Mahajan.

"Main apna kidney Pramod Mahajan ko daan karna chahta koon." (I wish to donate my kidney to Pramod Mahajan.)

Haider saidhe was awaiting response to his letter as he wanted to save life of Mahajan. "His life is precious for the country as well as for the party, not mine," he said.

The BJP leaders in Patna saidHaider was the first Muslimwho offered to donate his kidney to Mahajan at the risk of his life.

Mahajan's kidneys are functioning poorly and he has beenon dialysis since Sunday.

Doctors at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai, where the 56-year old politician was rushed to on Saturday after Pravin Mahajan shot at him from close range in a 'fit of rage', saidMahajan was still on life support system in the intensive care unit.

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Number of User Comments: 22

Sub: Kidney Donation

Does that MORON Naushad know that if he will donate both of his kidney then he will land up in hell within minute after donation? ...

Posted by Ashraf Imam

Sub: Sick Reporting

Its cause of reporters like u tht we in India give so much emphasis to religion and caste. Hey dude, plz don\\\'t forget the basics ...

Posted by Maneesh Upmanyu

Sub: Re: Muslim donor

I think media is equally responsible for creating a divide based on castes. Politicians are doing enough nonsense to divide us. Its unbelivable to have ...

Posted by Mayuresh

Sub: Should Have Titled as INDIAN and not as MUSLIM

The gesture of the muslim is really appreciated by all Indians. But the way media projects it is 'A Muslim' has come forward. Why should ...

Posted by Lakshminarayann

Sub: Why the emphasis on 'Muslim'

Can't you say the name of the person, or a person from Bihar came forward to donate kidney to Mahajan. Why the emphasis on 'Muslim'? ...

Posted by Sumith



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