I-League 2017: Mohun Bagan players raise Rs 1 lakh to help club member's daughter fight rare disease

Kolkata: City football giants Mohun Bagan have extended a helping hand to club's long-serving member Sanjay Das by raising Rs one lakh as he struggled to meet the huge expenditure for the treatment of his ailing daughter.

Representational Image. Getty Images

Representational Image. Getty Images

Arushi Das, all of three years, was suffering from a low white blood cell count, a condition that decreases the circulation of disease-fighting cells in one's blood.

Coming from a humble background, Das was at his wit's end to meet her medical expenses and that is when the likes of Bagan goalkeeper Shilton Paul, Equatoguinean defender Eduardo Ferreira and the entire team came to the rescue, collectively shelling out Rs 1 lakh.

A low white blood cell count, leukopenia, in adults is generally defined as fewer than 3,500 white blood cells per microliter of blood, while in children, it varies with age.

This rare problem is more often than not caused by anaemia and infection during dialysis.


Updated Date: Mar 25, 2017 22:24 PM

Also Watch

Social Media Star: Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Grover reveal how they handle selfies, trolls and broccoli
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 It's a Wrap: Soorma star Diljit Dosanjh and Hockey legend Sandeep Singh in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 Watch: Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh defies decades of prejudice by taking out baraat in Thakur-dominated Nizampur village
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in village
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 Maurizio Sarri, named as new Chelsea manager, is owner Roman Abramovich's latest gamble in quest for 'perfect football'

Also See