A young basketball players battle with leukemia

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While many celebrated the New Year with tremendous fervour and happiness around 

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for 23-year-old Thejangulie Mekro, it signalled the beginning of an uncertain path because 

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he was given the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukaemia on January 

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1 of this year. The news reached a star basketball 

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player from Nagaland who was enrolled in Visual 

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Science and Technology on a full sports scholarship at the time. 

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Mekro learned the news while he was by himself in the hospital. 

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