My Story: Two Men Dragged Me Towards The Door. I Lost Balance And Fell Down On The Railway Track

The Logical Indian Haryana

April 17th, 2017 / 10:35 AM

Kiran Kanojia

Source: BeingYou  | Representational Image: ytimg

“I started living by myself for the first time when I got a job in Hyderabad. I loved it and the job was great, but I decided to celebrate my 25th birthday with my family at home in Faridabad. The decision was simple enough. I packed my bags and hopped on a train. There was half an hour left to the journey and the excitement of being home with my parents was building up when two men entered the coach. In their failed effort to grab the bag fastened to me, I was dragged towards the door. I lost balance and fell down on the track.

At the hospital, I heard doctors say they could not save my leg. It had gotten shattered when it got caught on the door. At 1 AM on my birthday, I signed an amputation consent form. In the days that followed, I worked hard to recover, both physically and emotionally. It was one of those days when something a doctor said changed my life. “You can walk, but you will never run,” he told me. I was never an athlete but now I had to try.

I spent my childhood on the lanes of Faridabad, the child of parents who ironed clothes on a cart, uneducated but deeply committed to providing the best for their children. Today, I am called India’s first woman blade runner.”

– Kiran Kanojia | PC: G Kumaran

Story Source: BeingYou


If you too have an inspiring story to tell the world, send us your story at [email protected]


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Depositors Lost Rs 5000 Cr For Not Maintaining Minimum Balance in 2017-18

Railway: Track Men Work As Domestic Help In Boss’ House; Officials Suspended

Arunachal Pradesh: Two Rape Accused Dragged From Police Station By Mob & Beaten To Death

These 35 Children Went Door To Door For A Survey And Cleaned Their Village In Uttarakhand

My Story

My Story: Today, No One Knows Who Stays Next Door. Somewhere We Have Lost The Human Touch

My Story: I Was Dragged, Abused & Slapped Repeatedly At The Petrol Pump But The Public Saw It As Just Another Event

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

MP: To Televise PM Modi’s Live Speech, 450 Cows Forced Out Of Cowshed, 8 Starved To Death

News

HC Gives BBMP Time Till 24th September To Fill Up 2,172 Potholes In Bengaluru

News

Gujarat And Uttarakhand Are Not ODF States As Declared: CAG Report

News

“Evil Agenda Of Pakistan Stands Exposed”, India Cancels Talks With Pakistan

Sports

Kohli And Chanu To Get Khel Ratna, Bajrang Punia Misses Out Despite Maximum Points

News

Indian Govt Proposed Reliance Name For Rafale Deal, We Didn’t Have A Say In This: Ex-French President

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.