Disabled man from West Bengal is improving lives of disabled people around him

Basam Sonar is a resident of Jalpaiguri in West Bengal and is the source of inspiration for people around him.

Basam Sonar became paralyzed in 2005 when he suffered an injury while competing in a high jump competition.

That changed his life forever, he was earlier working as a marketing manager in a tea garden.

His disability made him reshape his future. He started saving money that he earned by selling lottery tickets.

He used the money to buy computers and started a computer training centre for the disabled people in the tea garden.

He has changed many lives through his centre.

On occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, Basam will be awarded as the role model of state government at Calcutta University Auditorium.

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