GUWAHATI: After the news of Assam health and finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma having a kidney stone, a man from Dhekiajuli under Sonitpur district has come forward to offer his kidneys if required.
The man named Biswajit Bhagat sent a message to Dr. Sarma on June 14 expressing his readiness to donate his kidneys for the health minister who was detected with a kidney stone.
Sharing the message on Twitter, minister Sarma has expressed his gratitude to Bhagat.
বৃক্কত জমা হোৱা পাত্থৰৰ বাবে অসুস্থ হৈ থকা কালত ১৪ জুনতে ঢেকীয়াজুলিৰ শ্ৰীবিশ্বজিৎ ভগতৰ পৰা লাভ কৰা এই শুভেচ্ছাবাৰ্তাটো মই কালি নিশাহে দেখিবলৈ পালোঁ। জননী জন্মভূমিৰ প্ৰতি মোৰ জীৱনটো উচৰ্গা কৰাৰ বাদে তেওঁক ধন্যবাদ জনাবলৈ মোৰ কোনো ভাষা নাই। pic.twitter.com/U0wOxp0wOT
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 20, 2020
Dr. Sarma was diagnosed with a kidney stone measuring 3.76 mm on June 14. However, despite his illness, he was seen working on official files during his bed rest.
Himanta Biswa Sarma has been relentlessly visiting different hospitals, COVID-19 care centres, quarantine centres to bolster the state’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
So far, Assam has reported 23999 COVID-19 cases.