Chandigarh: After transplanting, people generally understand that normal life cannot be lived after this. But couple Praveen Kumar Ratna and his wife Rupa Arora, who live in Chandigarh, have proved this notion wrong. After the transplant, both husband and wife started participating in athletics and now both World transplant games Going to represent the country. This will be the first time in the country when a couple will represent the country at the World Transplant Games.
These games are going to be held in Britain
These games are going to be held at New Castle Gate in UK from 17 to 23 August. These games are held every two years to promote organ donation. However, officially, the couple has not received any help for this. Praveen Kumar, who lives in Chandigarh, and his wife Rupa Arora are going to participate in the World Transplant Games to be held in Britain from 17 to 23 August. Although a total of 14 participants will participate in these games from India, but according to Praveen Kumar, this will be the first time that a couple from the country will participate in it. Participants from 60 countries are about to reach to participate in these games.
Wife had donated her liver to husband
Praveen Kumar said that in the year 2011, his liver was damaged, after which his wife Rupa Arora donated 65 percent of his liver. Often people do not live life as enthusiastically after transplanting, but this couple decided to live life after transplantation. Both started taking part in athletics and gradually moved towards transplant games. Praveen Kumar participated in the Transplant Games of America in the year 2018 and now both husband and wife are going to participate in the World Transplant Games. Not only this, Praveen Kumar also had facial paralysis in December 2018, but he did not lose courage again and conquered it too.
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Spouses started promoting organ donation
According to Rupa Arora, after the transplant, she inspired her husband to ask why not do something to promote organ donation. He also had a son in 2014 after the transplant. Praveen Kumar for promoting organ donation Indian organization of organ and tissue donner There is also an organization by the name of which a large number of people are connected and the organization conducts awareness programs for organ donation.
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No government help
The couple has not received any help from the administration or government to participate in this competition. Praveen Kumar said that for this he has taken a loan of six lakh rupees. Praveen Kumar is posted as Senior Account Officer in Chandigarh Administration and is a teacher in Rupa Arora Government School. In fact, to promote organ donation, World Transplant Games are held in different countries every two years since 1978. Both Donor and Recipant participate in it. At present, this Chandigarh couple has proved that lofty intentions prove to sow physical disability.