NDTV-Fortis More To Give - Jaipur Walks For Organ Donation

Updated: November 25, 2018 09:19 IST

As many as 800 people joined the Walkathon in Jaipur. Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Indian sports shooter, flagged off the event and expressed his opinion on the importance of organ donation in a well-populated country like India.

NDTV-Fortis More To Give - Jaipur Walks For Organ Donation
People showed up in large numbers to support the Walkathon. "The liver has a very special capability of regenerating. So if a person decides to donate, a part of his liver can be harvested, which can regenerate in the body of the donor and the recipient." Liver Specialist, Dr. Gupta from Fortis Jaipur told NDTV during the Walkathon.
NDTV-Fortis More To Give - Jaipur Walks For Organ Donation
The day began early in the pink city with almost 800 people registering to walk in support of organ donation.
NDTV-Fortis More To Give - Jaipur Walks For Organ Donation
People from all walks of life joined the Walkathon in Jaipur.
NDTV-Fortis More To Give - Jaipur Walks For Organ Donation
Mr. Prateek Tamboli, ZD, Fortis encouraged people to pledge their organs today, "Rajasthan is going for the polls. Go and vote for organ donation," he said.
NDTV-Fortis More To Give - Jaipur Walks For Organ Donation
Warm up session before the Walkathon.

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