New Delhi, Nov 21: Ever since External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced that she was in AIIMS undergoing dialysis for kidney failure, she has been flooded with messages on Twitter wishing her a speedy recovery.
In the midst of all the messages, there have been several people offering to donate their kidneys to the minister. One such incident came to light where a Muslim man offered to donate his kidney to Swaraj.
Mujib Ansari, through a tweet offered to donate his kidney to the minister while adding that he is a Muslim and a BSP supporter in Uttar Pradesh. Swaraj, who is known for her prompt replies on the micro-blogging site, in a response to the same said: "Thank you very much brothers. I am sure, kidney has no religious labels."
Apart from Mujib, a few other Muslim men have offered to donate their kidneys to Swaraj. AIIMS, where Swaraj is currently undergoing treatment, has been flooded with calls from across the country enquirying about the procedure for kidney donation to help the minister.
Thanking her friends, Swaraj said: "Some friends have also offered their kidneys for my transplant. I have no words to express my deep sense of gratitude towards them."
Some friends have also offered their kidneys for my transplant. I have no words to express my deep sense of gratitude towards them.— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) November 17, 2016
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On Nov 16, Swaraj took to Twitter to share news about her medical condition and said: "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."
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— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) November 16, 2016
Since then her party members and others have wished her a speedy recovery.