Mumbai: A doctor couple celebrates silver jubilee, pledges to donate organs

Organ donation is gaining momentum. As, one organ donor can save up to eight lives. In order to spread the message of organ donation, this Mumbai doctor couple has gone extra miles. On their 25th wedding anniversary on December 31, the couple has pledged to donate their organs in order to create awareness regarding the same

Mumbai: A doctor couple celebrates silver jubilee, pledges to donate organs

  • The couple and their families plan a lavish party for their 25th wedding anniversary. The whole idea behind it is to relive those precious moments.
  • But, a doctor couple from Mumbai has set an example by pledging to donate their organ at their 25th wedding anniversary on December 31, 2017.
  • A few days ago, a Pune doctor couple married in an unconventional way, by pledging to donate their organs.

Dr Nikhil Datar, a Gynaecologist and Medical Director at Cloud Nine Hospital and his wife Dr Smita Datar celebrated their silver jubilee in a unique way with the help of Rajhans Pratishthan.

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Nikhil Datar said, “The awareness regarding the organ donation has increased. Still, people do not come forward to donate their organs. Today, many are still waiting to get organs. So, on our silver jubilee we have pledged to donate organs with the help of Rajhans Pratishthan trust to create awareness regarding the organ donation.

Mumbai: A doctor couple celebrates silver jubilee, pledges to donate organs

He added, “Since then, I have received many calls from my friends regarding the same. According to me, now, people understand the importance of organ donation.”

Shrikant Apte of Rajhans Pratishthan said, “Dr Nikhil Datar wanted to donate his organs. So, on their silver jubilee, we went to his house and filled the form. The doctor couple has set an example for the society. We are proud of them and we wish them long and a healthy life.”