This Republic Day, Meet The Champions Who Are Featured On India’s First Amputee Calendar

The Logical Indian

January 25th, 2017 / 4:41 PM

Amputee Calendar

Mission Smile Has brought out India’s first Amputee Calendar as a part of their project, #RisingAbove. The calendar is a celebration of the spirit and achievements of the specially-abled Indians from different walks of life. Photographer: Kumaran G

The 13 superheroes who are seen posing proudly with their prosthetics, include:

Kiran Kanojia – A left leg amputee, Kiran is India’s first blade runner. She is also an IT professional.



Sheryl Rebecca – A left leg amputee who is a student pursuing post-graduation in Bengaluru. She is also a budding model



Dhaval Khatri – Dhaval pursued his passion and now is a renowned painted even after losing both his arms.



Briju Mohan – A left arm amputee who is an IT professional, a Salsa dancer and the co-founder of One Step At A Time (OSAAT)

Antara Telang – A right leg amputee who is the Content Director at Laugh Guru



Vishwas KS – A double arm amputee swimmer who won 3 medals at Canadian 2016 Speedo Can-Am Para-swimming Championships



Vinod Rawat – Also a left leg amputee, Vinod is an actor, cyclist and he has his own biking club



Arle Ramchandra – A left hand amputee who is a basketball player competing in district level tournaments



Suyash Yadav – A double arm amputee is the only Indian Para Swimmer who has achieved the ‘A’ qualifying mark for the 2016 Paralympics.


 


Manasi Joshi – A left leg amputee Para Badminton player who ranks world no. 5 in singles and world no. 3 in mixed doubles



Mariyappan Thangavelu – The Paralympic High Jumper from Tamil Nadu who won a gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016.



T Samuel – A right arm amputee is the goal keeper in his school hockey team



Shalini Saraswathi  – A quadruple amputee from Bengaluru, who participated in the TCS 10K run in 2016.



 


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