It was a moment of joy for Sanghvi couple Yogesh Ghone and Geetanjali Ghone who adopted six-month-old Nitin (name changed) from Society of Friends of Sassoon General Hospital on Thursday. As many as 30 members of the Ghone family turned up at the hospital to welcome the new entrant in the family.
Ghone (35),who runs a meat shop,and his wife Geetanjali were accompanied by the family members who came from Indapur and Nashik to celebrate the occasion. It was just like a wedding celebration, said Sangeeta Pawar,Adoption Coordinator,Sofosh.
As many as 28 adoptions have taken place since January this year. Madhuri Abhyankar,Director,Sofosh,said,Yogesh and his wife were overjoyed.
We visited several doctors but could not address the problem. So we decided to adopt, said Yogesh.
Yogesh was inspired by his sister who had also adopted a child.