Cancer patient Nandu Mahadeva, who inspired others through social media, dies

After being identified with bone most cancers, Nandu had shaped a Fb group of people who find themselves significantly sick and charity staff, to increase emotional and monetary help to them.

Nandu Mahadeva, 27, an amputee and a most cancers affected person, who was well-known on social media by his campaigns to assist others, died on Might 15. Nandu was the face of hope and survival for most cancers sufferers by his inspiring ideas that he shared by social media. After being identified with bone most cancers, Nandu had shaped a Fb group of people who find themselves significantly sick and charity staff, to increase emotional and monetary help to them.

“Marking my condolences to Nandu Mahadevan from Barathannur of Thiruvananthapuram, who gave the message of survival in opposition to most cancers. Nandu confronted most cancers with unbelievable braveness and in addition gave the arrogance to folks to be sturdy in tough occasions. He motivated folks by love and kindness. His demise is a loss to Kerala. I be part of within the ache of his household and associates. Condolences,” Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote on Fb.

Nandu, who ran a catering unit, was identified with most cancers in 2016. His leg was amputated throughout remedy on the Regional Most cancers Centre in Thiruvananthapuram in 2018. 

Later, he shaped the collective Athijeevanam, by which he did many campaigns to assist people who find themselves affected by numerous sicknesses and monetary constraints. Athijeevanam helps folks by crowdfunding campaigns.

When he was shifted to Kozhikode for additional remedy, he needed to shut down his catering unit as he was not in a position to bear the remedy bills. In August 2020, he sought assist from his supporters financially and other people donated generously. After getting Rs 50 lakh inside 24 hours, he wrote on Fb, “Sufficient, sufficient I’m overwhelmed by your love and affection.” He additionally promised those that helped him that he would give the remaining quantity to those that want it.

After his demise, social media was flooded with condolences as his smiling face was an inspiration for a lot of.

On April 9, Nandu had knowledgeable his followers on Fb that docs had instructed him medicines received’t be efficient for remedy hereafter. “Insufferable ache is there in my physique however I can stand straight and say life is to combat. Within the coming battle, I shall be alone. There shall be no medicines or chemotherapy to assist. When my most cancers molecular take a look at outcomes got here, all docs had been shocked. There’s a uncommon variation, there isn’t any medication for this. A medication needs to be invented. Sure they may invent it….However we should always not fail. With sturdy thoughts, we should always combat. Do not get defeated…,” he wrote.

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