Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called for a movement to create awareness on organ donation, on Tuesday.
She tweeted in this regard: "Today is Organ Donation Day.
It may be mentionedthat Bengal is the only statein the country where heart transplantation was conducted in a state-run hospital free of cost.
Various NGOs are conducting awareness drives and are holding workshops and seminars, in which the doctors of state-run hospitals take part.
The doctors have told the participants that the bodies of the deceased are not disfigured after organ donation.
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