Pune: The condolence ceremony of Assistant Sub-Inspector Uday More, who passed away recently, received a massive response after his friends decided to use the occasion to urge people to sign up for organ donation.
They are expecting 101 people to voluntarily come forward for this noble cause. The condolence ceremony was held at Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Sanskrit Hall, Ghole Road, on Saturday.
More’s friends also showed their condolence in a unique way by registering themselves for donating their organs after death.
Nikita Group, Walls Group, Sidhi Group and LM Group were amongst the invited organisations to register people for organ
Dr Rohit Bhorkar, Sasoon Hospital, said, “We are expecting 101 people to come forward by Monday.”
Shankar Bharode, More’s friend, said, “We took this initiative to help others - no one will die due to lack of organs when needed. We will continue organising such camps every year.”
Among the attendees were ACP Bhanupratap Barge, PI Ram Jadhav and PI Mahesh Kaduke.
More has served in the Police for more than three decades and died of a heart attack recently.
He was posted in Crime Branch at the time of his demise. His last assignment was as part of the security team during Ganesh festival in the city.