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Delhi Daredevils bat for organ donation

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New Delhi, May 9: Delhi Daredevils (DD) on Wednesday joined their official media Healthcare partner Fortis Healthcare to raise awareness about the cause of Cadaver Organ Donation.


Former captain and opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, who was present along with other team members and team officials, said: "I want to request everyone to become an organ donor. I myself am an organ donor. The ability to help someone live a better life — there is no better feeling than this. 

"Organ donation reflects humanity's capability to give another life after we have lived our own. It is an initiative which is very close to my heart and I urge everyone to become an organ donor. I am happy to be a part of Fortis 'More to Give' initiative."

Other guests included Dr Avnish Seth, Director, Fortis Organ Retrieval and Transplant (FORT), Dr Samir Parikh, Director, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Mental Health, Fortis Memorial Research Institute and Col. Harinder Chehal, COO – NCR Region, Fortis Healthcare. 

The highlight of the event was a sport psychology team engagement exercise conducted by Dr Parikh and the Fortis mental health team with the players.

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