PTI | July 28, 2017 | News

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Rajamahendravaram (AP): Eleven people from East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh have pledged to donate their bodies after death to a medical college in Kakinada. The 11 members of the local chapter of Lions Club pledged to donate their bodies, during a programme held at Rangaraya Medical College in Kakinada, nearly 60 kms from Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh.

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Addressing the gathering, a senior official of a local organisation promoting organ donation expressed happiness that people in Kakinada city were coming forward to take a pledge to donate their body parts after death.

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On the occasion, a short film on the importance of organ donation was also screened for students.

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