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Muslim man offers his kidney to Sushma Swaraj

Updated: Nov 19, 2016 17:26 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov. 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who have never backed out from helping people whether in India or abroad is now receiving help to recover from kidney failure.

An engineer, Fahim Ansari, on Thursday offered to donate one of his kidneys to Swaraj who is undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

"I was framed in a drugs case in Maldives, but I was helped by MP Kirit Somaiya and Sushma Swaraj ji. I am grateful to her. So, I want to donate one of my kidneys to her," Fahim told ANI.

He said that it was due to Swaraj's efforts he was able to return home and said it would be an honour to donate his kidney to her.

Swaraj was admitted to AIIMS on November 7 and is being monitored by a team of doctors.

She has been suffering from diabetes for almost 20 years.

The 64-year-old BJP leader was admitted to AIIMS in April also when she underwent treatment for pneumonia and other health issues. (ANI)