Cuttack/ Bhubaneswar, Sep 16: A 49-year-old man, Abhimanyu Das from Cuttack district has grabbed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s praises for his selfless service to over 7,000 patients.
“Cuttack resident Abhimanyu Das has turned a guardian angel for many with his selfless service. His perseverance and ability to draw motivation even from a great personal loss is an inspiration for us all,” said the Chief Minister.
According to a report by The Better India, Das has been giving dignity to the dead, he cremates unclaimed and unattended bodies and also helps impoverished families conduct the last rites of their relatives.
Besides, Das has been taking care of thousands of cancer patients.
Das decided to extend his support to the cancer patients who have no one else to turn to, after he lost four of his family members including his mother.
Since then he has been a regular visitor to the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre and has taken care of around 7,000 cancer patients so far.