Project-Sarmishtha: Saving the life of an Artist from Assam, India | Milaap
Project-Sarmishtha: Saving the life of an Artist from Assam, India
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  • Santonu

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    Santonu Goswami
  • SS

    This fundraiser will benefit

    Sharmishta Sarma

    from Jorhat, Assam

This is the story of a struggling artist and how a community is trying to come together to save her. 
Mrs. Sarmistha Sarma is an artist from Baligaon, sub-urban of Jorhat, a Tier-II city in the state of Assam from the North Eastern part of India. She has been suffering from chronic liver disease for more than a decade and from liver cirrhosis since 2016. Very recently, Sarmistha is diagnosed with liver  cirrhosis at an advanced stage while going through treatment at the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG) in Hyderanad, India. According to the doctors treating her at the AIG Hospital,  if an immediate liver transplant surgery is not carried out her liver might stop functioning in a relatively short period of time.

The surgery is quite expensive and her savings are meagre as a non-professional artist. At this point, her ability to afford the cost of a liver transplant is beyond her wildest imagination.

The cost of the surgery doesn't include additional costs for donor liver. Her husband or other members in her family can't donate since she can only accept from someone with an O+ blood group.

Her daughter who has same blood group is not eligible to donate as she is too young for that (only 15 years old) and the doctors cannot allow that.

Due to the family's determined fight to save her life  over the years through expensive treatments they has exhausted their lifetime savings at this point.

The determination and the struggle by Sarmistha and her family to keep her alive is the epitome of the fight for survival for every human being. We salute them for their never say die attitude. But there comes a point when even the bravest of the soldiers gives up because everything looks so dark to him. The family is at the point of giving up. Let's not let that happen and keep Sarmistha alive. We are having a community drive to raise the necessary funds needed for Sarmishtha's surgery to bring her back to life. Please join hands and donate and encourage everyone around you to join hands as well in this noble cause. 

#letssavesharmishta #togetherwecan

যোৰহাট বালিগাঁৱৰ শৰ্মিষ্ঠা শৰ্মা কেৱল বালিগাঁও বা যোৰহাটৰে নহয়,সমগ্ৰ অসমৰে অপেচাদাৰী নাট্যজগতৰ এটি চিনাকি নাম। শৈশৱৰে পৰা নৃত্য  আৰু অভিনয়েৰে দৰ্শকৰ অন্তৰ জয় কৰিবলৈ সক্ষম হোৱা এইগৰাকী সুদক্ষ অভিনেত্ৰীয়ে অসমৰ বহুকেইজন খ্যাতনামা শিল্পীৰ সৈতে অভিনয়ৰ লগতে নাট কৰ্মশালা, নাট পৰিচালনাৰেও  অসমীয়া নাট্য জগতক সমৃদ্ধ কৰিছে। কিন্তু, যোৱা কিছুবছৰৰ পৰা এইগৰাকী শিল্পী দুৰাৰোগ্য ৰোগত আক্ৰান্ত হৈ আছে।সম্প্ৰতি তেখেত হাইদৰাবাদস্থিত 'এছিয়ান ইনষ্টিটিউট অৱ গেচট্ৰ'এনট্ৰ'লজি' (AIG) হস্পিতেলত চিকিৎসাধীন হৈ আছে আৰু সেই প্ৰতিষ্ঠানৰ চিকিৎসকসকলে অতি শীঘ্ৰে লিভাৰ ট্ৰান্সপ্লান্ট(Liver Transplant) কৰাৰ পৰামৰ্শ আগবঢ়াইছে। কিন্তু বহুবছৰৰ পৰা শিল্পীগৰাকীক ভাৰতৰ বিভিন্ন চিকিৎসা প্ৰতিষ্ঠানত চিকিৎসা কৰোৱা পৰিয়ালটোৰ সন্মুখত লিভাৰ ট্ৰান্সপ্লান্টৰ দৰে এটা যথেষ্ট ব্যয়বহুল চিকিৎসা ব্যৱস্থা আজি প্ৰত্যাহ্বান হৈ দেখা দিছে। সেয়ে, ৰাইজৰ এধানি সহাঁৰি বিচাৰি আমি  পৰিয়ালটোৱে কৰযোৰে সহায় ভিক্ষা মাগিছোঁ। আপোনালোকৰ কিঞ্চিত  সহায় আৰু প্ৰাৰ্থনাই শিল্পীগৰাকীক পুনৰ জীৱনদান কৰি সংস্কৃতিৰ ক্ষেত্ৰখনলৈ উভতাই আনক।

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