Mother agrees to donate organs of brain dead son

A grief stricken mother of a 30-year-old software engineer who was declared brain dead after a road accident has decided to donate her son's organs to help the ones in need.  

Updated: Sep 13, 2014, 00:59 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Chennai: A grief stricken mother of a 30-year-old software engineer who was declared brain dead after a road accident has decided to donate her son's organs to help the ones in need.

On Sep 7, M. Pakshirajan, employed at Tata Consultancy Services, was riding his two wheeler when he met with a road accident and got critically injured.

"He was the only son of his parents and the youngest in the family. All his five sisters are elder to him," said A. Raghuraman, Pakshirajan's brother-in-law.

He was admitted to a private hospital here. Despite a brain surgery Pakshirajan's condition did not improve and he was declared brain dead Thursday night.

When doctors explained his condition to the family members, Pakshirajan's mother suggested harvesting her son's organs, which can be donated later.

According to the family members, Pakshirajan decided to cut short his US assignment to be with his old parents following his marriage last year.

All the family members, including his eighth-month pregnant wife has agreed for the organ donation. His heart, kidney, liver and eyes will be harvested and transplanted later.

The declaration came after the family was convinced that their son can no longer be brought back to a life.

With Agency Inputs