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Uppinangady youth killed in accident in B’luru, organs donated

Uppinangady youth killed in accident in B’luru, organs donated

Mangalore Today News Network

Uppinangady, June 05, 2018: A youth from Uppinangady was killed after meeting with a work spot mishap.  The deceased has been identified as Guruprasad (29), a resident of Sadharmagiri house in Barya village here.


youth killed

Guruprasad, son of Krishnappa Madivala was working as a supervisor in a private company at Bengaluru since 8 years. On May 28th, during the unloading of iron roll sheets by the designated staff, he chose to lend them a hand when the iron roll fell on Guruprasad’s neck inflicting grievous injury.

Due to this incident, his brain became dead and was rushed to the hospital, but he did not respond to the provided treatment and succumbed to his injury.  He is survived by his father, mother and four sisters.

Organ donation

Amidst the untimely death of his only son, Krishna Madivala gave expression to his humanity by coming forward to donate his deceased son’s organs. Though he could not save his son, his organs may save someone else’s life, was the reason he took this step. According to his decision, Guruprasad’s eyes, kidneys and liver was donated to the hospital after which his mortal remains were brought to his home town Barya, he was given  final rites with honours. 

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Babita S Arun, Mangalore Tue, June-5-2018, 4:23
Hat off to the family of Guruprasd, in spite being in grief have come forward to save the other struggling for life
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