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Ram Lakhan was infected with HIV from a dirty syringe in 1994, where he had sought treatment from a village doctor in Bihar, India. With his wife, Mira Lakhan, Ram moved to New Delhi to seek treatment. After being thrown out of the hospital because of his status, the couple started the Jagriti HIV/AIDS Organization to support HIV positive people and raise awareness for safe injections in India.

Ram Lakhan was infected with HIV from a dirty syringe in 1994, where he had sought treatment from a village doctor in Bihar, India. With his wife, Mira Lakhan, Ram moved to New Delhi to seek treatment. After being thrown out of the hospital because of his status, the couple started the Jagriti HIV/AIDS Organization to support HIV positive people and raise awareness for safe injections in India.