Indian international student loses a leg in a truck accident in Sydney

Indian-Australian community is extending a helping hand both economically and emotionally in Nirbhay's recovery.

21-year-old Indian international student Nirbhay Chauhan who came to Australia 7-8 months ago is admitted at the Westmead Hospital.

It is reported that while Nirbhay was on his bike at a traffic signal a truck ran over him.

Doctors had to amputate one of his legs and Nirbhay is also at risk of losing his second leg.

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As an international student, Nirbhay has very little support system available.

Nirbhay is the only child of his parents and has just lost his father to a sudden heart attack thus leaving him with no immediate family to turn to for help.

Image: Nirbhay Chauhan in hospital (Source: Fundraiser page for Nirbhay – GoFundMe)

Indian-Australian community is extending a helping hand both economically and emotionally in Nirbhay’s recovery.

Sahil Kalyan is organising this fundraising appeal on behalf of Nirbhay through GoFundMe:

“We are rallying together to raise $100,000 to support Nirbhay in this crucial time. Your contribution, no matter how small, can make an immense difference in his journey to recovery.”

Yogesh Khattar of the Indo Australia Sanatan Society has also been at the forefront of helping Nirbhay.

Yogesh said in a post that he is impressed by the generosity of the local community in providing support, whether it’s contributing towards medical expenses, providing emotional support, or assisting with food.

“I wanted to express my sincere gratitude for your unwavering support of our community. Your dedication and advocacy make a positive impact, and we are fortunate to have you representing us.”

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Councillor Sameer Pandey, former Lord Mayor of the City of Parramatta, too has appealed to “make any donation that would assist enormously in his recovery.”

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