India progeria campaigner 'Nihal Bitla' dies aged 15
Posted on: 05 May 2016 14:44:33
05 May 2016 Current Affairs: A Mumbai teenager, Nihal Bitla, who had been suffering from a rare genetic disease that causes the body to age eight times faster than normal has passed away. He was the face of India’s awareness campaign against progeria.
The fifteen year old Nihal also ran an active social media campaign to raise awareness about the disease. Most recently he fronted an awareness campaign called 'HatsOnForProgeria', where he appeared with a group of supporters at Mumbai’s iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji railway station.
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