After Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat blotted its copybook with bloody communal clashes in 2002, even well-heeled and high-brow Hindus and Muslims no longer live as hail-fellow-well-met neighbors.
A ‘green corridor’ was created to allow free passage to the ambulance carrying the heart. (Supplied)
While 50,000 patients require heart transplants in India every year, only 350 have been conducted in the past 24 years. (Supplied)
Nilesh Mandlewala is the founder and president of Donate Life, which has so far procured 494 organs to help patients. (Supplied)
Donate Life has helped save the life of three Muslim heart patients. (Supplied)