Senior IAS officer and Additional Chief Secretary in the government P Ravikumar and his 80-year-old mother have pledged to donate their eyes.
Ravikumar and his mother Sulochana went for a regular eye check-up at the state-run Minto Hospital where both made the pledge to donate their eyes.
Speaking to TheBengaluruLive, Ravikumar said, “My wife Suparna had already pledged her eyes, and I and my mother decided to do the same recently when we had gone for a routine check-up.”
Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar tweeted, “ACS P Ravikumar and his mother have pledged their eyes at Minto Hospital yesterday…It is an inspiration for all of us. Let us pledge to give light to those who need sight.”
ACS Shri P. Ravikumar and his mother have pledged their eyes for donation at Minto Hospital yesterday. I appreciate Shri Ravikumar and his respected mother for pledging to this noble cause. It is an inspiration for all of us. Let us pledge to give light to those who need sight. pic.twitter.com/YPTp2J5t0h— Dr Sudhakar K (@mla_sudhakar) September 11, 2020