Bengaluru: The Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah has decided to donate his eyes after death. He has signed for eye donation at Karnataka’s premier government-run eye hospital Minto Eye Hospital in Bengaluru.
Siddaramaiah has taken an eye donation card from the hospital after signing relevant documents. His eye card says that he is 66-year-old and has agreed to donate his eyes after death.
He has given his address as Chief Minister of Karnataka, residing in Bengaluru. He was requested by the eye donation activists to pledge his eyes. He readily agreed for that.
The Karnataka government has launched a big eye and other organs donation campaign to create awareness among the public. Siddaramaiah’s decision to donate his eyes has enthused the health department and organ donation campaigners in the state.