According to Apollo Hospital, the 42-year-old recipient was a patient of Hepatitis C and had suffered from liver failure and was in urgent need of a transplant.
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday called upon the people to come forward to donate their organs as such a gesture would save the lives of many.
Different countries have different views on organ donations and Muslims across the world follow different cultures on the matter.
Health Minister KK Shailaja intervened to get rid of the lockdown restrictions and paved the way for the movement of the organs.
Guduru Sita Mahalakshmi, who began an organ donation movement in the state, believes that it is not how long but how well one has lived that is more important.
The hospital dean also applauded the family of the victim for taking the decision which could help in saving the life of multiple patients.
Ten-year-old Mayank Chhawani decided to donate his braindead mother, Disha's organs to help other needy patients.
She added that private hospitals often eschew providing any explanation on why they had allotted a particular organ to a particular person.
TPMs are appointed in government medical college hospitals in Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Ernakulam and Alappuzha.
Heart donations in India still at dismal rate despite surge in overall organ donations across country
In 2018, only 241 hearts were donated in India. Doctors say almost two lakh people in India would need heart transplants every year, but very few hearts reach at the right time.
A 27-year-old farmer who was declared brain dead after an accident recently, has now become a saviour for four patients through organ donation.
Family, religion and various myths assoicated with organ donation stop people from registering for it, claims study