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Radio show unites HIV+ man with kin

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, December 08, 2012
First Published: 00:14 IST(8/12/2012) | Last Updated: 00:16 IST(8/12/2012)

Twenty-five-year-old Ravi was a distraught man. His family abandoned him after he was declared HIV+. So much so, nobody was willing to rent him their house.

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However, radio channel Fever 104 FM took up his cause.

Ravi contacted show host RJ Khurafati Nitin after he heard him saying that peoples' approach towards HIV+ patients had changed. Nitin summoned Ravi to his studio.

Cricketer Virat Kohli called up Ravi and this led to a deluge of calls by people offering their houses to him.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's mother Shabnam Singh requested Ravi's family to support him. Finally, Ravi was united with his family.


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