Mr.Jithesh (41) of Edakkulam in Avanoor GramaPanchayath,Thrissur,Kerala is under treatment for chronic liver disease for last ten months.Jithesh,son of Kizhakkumuri veetil Rajan, was the only earning member of the family comprising his aged parents, wife and two little children. His friends and social workers of the place have constituted a committee (Jithesh Chikilsa Sahaya Samithy) including the political leaders of different parties. According to the Gastro Surgeon Dr.Sudheendran of Amrita Hospital, Kochi, liver transplantation is the only way for saving his life.
Wife of Jithesh has come forward to donate liver for saving her husband. All the necessary examinations and tests for the surgery have been completed. Jithesh who living on medicines is suggested to undergo surgery within a time period of 2 months. An amount of Rs.40 lakhs is the expected for the surgery.
Wadakkanchery MLA Sri.AnilAkkara, Thrissur District Panchayath President Smt.MaryThomas, Puzhakkal Block Panchayath President Sri.Biju Varghese, Avanoor Grama Panchayath President Smt. VijayaBaburaj, Priest of Thangaloor Church Fr.JovinKundukulangara and Anthiringa Sree Subrahmanya temple chief priest Sri.Sanalkumar are made patrons of the committee.
The committee is headed by Ward 2 member A.N Raghunandanan as chariman,K.R Sajan as convenor and K.G Achuthakumar as treasurer. Jithesh Treatment committee has opened an account for facilating the helping minds to send their contributions as follows.