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6 years old Sahil's eyes enlighten 23 years old girl's life

punjab Updated: Mar 18, 2015 08:45 IST
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Died after allegedly beaten up by school teacher, 6 years old boy Sahil has enlightened life of a 23 years old girl of Tibba road, who is student of MA (music). The parents wanted that his eyes to be transplanted to his 4 years old brother Vasu, who is blind and deaf from birth.

The doctors have administrated tests on Vasu, but he has no vision that has been knows as micro-ophthalmic' problem in medical terms. When the doctors have expressed no hope the family has nodded to transplant eyes of Sahil to some other persons.

Sahil was died on March 12 after allegedly being beaten up by school teacher. Parents of Sahil along with other relatives had staged protest before the school and demanded action against the school teacher. After his death Badan Singh of New Shivaji Nagar, father of deceased, has wished to donate eyes of Sahil to his younger brother. Dead body of Sahil was cremated on March 13, but the doctors at Punarjot Eye Bank have preserved his eyes on March 12.

Dr Ramesh said that Sahil's younger brother is suffering from micro-ophthalmic problem. All efforts were made to transplant Sahil's eyes to his younger brother Vasu but he has no vision from birth and eye transplant does not help in such cases.

They have advised Badan to stay in touch with them and to donate the eyes to someone else and he noded.

Joginder Singh, father of 23 year old Sandeep Kaur said, In 2007 his daughter underwent cornea transplant for both eyes but one eye got damaged again. He said, he felt sorry for Sahil's family that have lost him at the age of 6. He is thankful to the family that has donated Sahil's eyes for his daughter.

Badan Singh said nothing can fill the vacuum created by death of his son, but they are satisfied on this that his eyes are still alive in others.

ASI Tarlok Singh at police station division number 6 said the family had protested and demanded action against the teacher, but the family has not filed a complaint in this context to police.