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.