Traffic Cop Offers Kidney For Transplant To Sushma Swaraj


The External Affairs Ministry under Sushma Swaraj is known to have developed a speedy grievance redressal system on Twitter. Her candid tweets and quick responses on the micro blogging site has been appreciated all along. Swaraj, however, took to Twitter on Wednesday to inform the nation about her health.


Ms Swaraj, who was admitted to New Delhi’s AIIMS hospital last Tuesday, tweeted: “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.” Within two hours, her tweet received over 4,000 re tweets and almost 7,000 ‘likes’. Here are some tweets from those offering to donate their own kidneys.

A traffic constable of Madhya Pradesh Police today offered to donate one of his kidneys to her. “I wish to donate one of my kidneys to Sushmaji,” 26-year-old Constable Gaurav Singh Dangi said. 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 Mr 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.

Asked why he wanted to donate kidney to Ms 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.”