Deaf cricketer from Jalandhar is a dreamer and achiever
November 16, 2017
28 years old Abhimanyu Mehta from Jalandhar proves that disability cannot stop anyone from doing what they want in life.
Abhimanya was born deaf and is a son of a single mother. Although he works in a private university, he is a cricket star.
He got selected for the Deaf Cricket Asia Cup last year and was part of the Indian cricket team that won the Asia Cup.
Abhimanyu and the cricket team were honoured by former President Pranab Mukherjee, making it the best moment of his life.
He also likes to do shopping and loves gadgets and bhangra.
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