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.



 


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Kasganj Violence: New Video Shows Young Men Marching With Guns, Clubs, Sticks On The Morning Of Republic Day

DGP Rathore

Former DGP Convicted Of Molesting 14-Yr-Old Girl Invited To Haryana Republic Day Event

Himachal Woman As WHO Calendar Girl, All You Need To Know About Geeta Verma

This Teacher’s day, Let’s Give Wings To The National Sports Corps Who Are Training Grassroot Sports Champions

Indian Women’s football team reach calendar high rank in latest FIFA rankings

Police Inspector Sets Example By Asking A Sweeper To Hoist Flag For Republic Day

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

Sabarimala: After 11 Hrs At Cochin Airport, Trupti Desai Flies Back Home

News

Uttarakhand: Caught On Camera Giving Money, BJP MLA Justifies The ‘Age-Old Tradition’

News

Jharkhand: Scared Of Maoists, Students Carry Bow & Arrow To School

News

Elephant Population Decline: SC Asks States To Collect Data On ‘Captive’ Elephants

Fact Check

Fact Check: From Kanhaiya Kumar Embracing Islam To “Photo” Of Tipu Sultan

Awareness

Polio Vaccine Price Hiked; Govt Seeks Rs 100 Crore From A Foreign Donor

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

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