Jagmohan Dalmiya donates eyes to Susrut Eye Foundation

Jagmohan Dalmiya donated his eyes to a part of Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Centre, Kolkata.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: September 21, 2015 4:24:37 pm
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BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who left for heavenly abode on Sunday donated his eyes have been donated to Vanmukta Eye Bank, a part of Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Centre, Kolkata.

“It may be recalled that social welfare programmes about ‘Eradication of Blindness’ which included restoration of eye-sight through cornea grafting and transplantations were initiated by Mr. Dalmiya earlier,” BCCI was quoted as saying in a press release.

“The themes were widely known as ‘Cricket for Life beyond Death’ and ‘Chance of Second Innings’,” it stated.

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