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Indian And Australian Government Unite To Airlift Indian Boy Suffering From Terminal Illness

By: Krishma | July 6, 2021

In a rare yet positive human gesture, the Indian and Australian governments came forward to bring back the 25-year-old Arshdeep Singh, who is suffering from chronic renal failure, on Monday. He had moved to Australia from India in 2018 for higher education. Reportedly, Arshdeep Singh was diagnosed with chronic renal failure at a hospital in Melbourne last month but the Covid-19 restrictions made it difficult for the family to obtain visa. Then the governments of both the countries stepped in and the 25-year-old finally made it home.

It has also been reported that he landed at Delhi airport on Monday evening and taken to Gurugram's local hospital. Flight no 111 from Darwin was used to airlift Arshdeep which was operated by Qantas. Also Read : #ViralVideo: Now Himanshi Khurana Provides Financial Aid To The 10-Year Old Daily Wage Worker

"I would like to thank Indian and Australian governments for bringing me back to my home country safely," Arshdeep told news agency ANI after landing at Delhi airport. Furthermore, the members of his family even thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and minister of external affairs S Jaishankar for their efforts.

"I'm speechless, I want to thank the Indian government, Prime Minister Modi, the Australian government, Australian doctors who started the dialysis treatment. Almighty's grace was there. I'm thankful to all those who helped bring my child to me," Singh's mother Inderjeet Kaur was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

As per Sikh leader Manjit Singh GK, Arshdeep was studying in Melbourne who went to a local hospital on June 8 after which the family got to know that there was a renal failure, and his kidneys were not functioning. "His heart is only 20 per cent with an ejection fraction. The family were in a state of shock and we have no place to go because there was Covid going on. Hospital also suggested an organ transplant. This is a very serious case," he added. Also Read : Wow! Punjabi Lad Kanwalpreet Singh Joins The Team Of Heropanti 2!

Infact, Manjit Singh also shared a video on his Twitter account, where the 25-year old can be seen travelling alone in the flight along with his medical equipment.



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