Mangaluru, Jan 21, 2015: Dentist Dr Muralee Mohan Choontharu has taken over as the new commander of the DK District Home Guards. He is a Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at AB Shetty Dental College, Derlakatte. Ministry Of Home, Govt Of Karnataka has appointed Dr Muralee Mohan Choontharu for the period of 5 years.
Hailing from Choontharu in Sullia taluk of DK, Dr Muralee Mohan’s 48 page book which is also translated into English “Rakta Daana - Jeevadana” has already reached over 10,000 people with the help of Lions Club and other organisations and highlights the facts and myths about blood donation.
Dr Muralee who presently resides in Mangaluru and also runs a dental clinic and trauma care cente at Hosangdi in Manjeshwar is a past president of the Mangaluru chapter of Indian Dental Association and also that of the DK District unit of the Indian Red Cross Society.
The book is described as the epitome of his care and concern for people’s involvement in blood donation movement, says Dr N Sukumar Gowda who translated the book into Kannada. Dr Muralee is indeed a crusader who wants to motivate people to donate blood to save lives and also help blood banks achieve self sufficiency.