Anujith from Kottarakkara was one of the youngsters who made headlines on September 1, 2010. Anujith, an IIT student at the time, and his friends were in the news for an incident that saved the lives of hundreds of people by avoiding a major accident through timely intervention. After seeing a crack in the train track, the young man and his friend ran through the track for half a kilometer, threw a red bag in their hand, and signaled danger.
Anujith, who woke up without thinking back then, is back in the news more than ten years ago. Anujith, who saved the lives of many people back then, is no longer alive. However, the 27 – year – old donated his heart, kidneys, eyes, small intestine, and hands, giving life and hope to eight people. Anujith was seriously injured in a bike accident near Kottarakkara on the 14th. He was rushed to Kottarakkara Taluk Hospital and later to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College and Kims Hospital. Despite all efforts to keep him alive, he died on July 17. Two apnea tests confirmed brain death.
Anujith’s wife Princy and sister Ajalya agreed to donate their organs after realizing the possibility of posthumous organ donation. The organ donation process was done through Mrita Sanjeevani, the post-mortem organ donation scheme of the Government of Kerala. Despite the grief, Health Minister KK Shailaja paid tributes to Anujit’s family for preparing for organ donation. The minister said he was sharing the pain of Anujit’s family, who had saved many lives and set an example in life.
Anujith is the son of Sasidharan Pillai of Kottarakkara Ezhukon Irumbanangad Vishnu Mandir. He was a driver in a private company. But after the lockdown, he was looking for a job as a salesman in a supermarket here. Wife Prince. She has a three-year-old son.