The prestigious Raja Ravi Verma award is given to the artists to recognize their contribution in the field of art. This award function has been organized for the first time at a national level by the sansthan. “Anjeneya is an outstanding artist who has developed his skill by overcoming the shortcoming of not having both hands and mastering the art with his legs. We are proud of him as he proved that disability is no more a challenge for him”, said Mr.Mahantesh G K, Founder Trustee, Samarthanam Trust for the disabled.

 

While addressing the gathering Prof.Kaptan Singh Solanki, Governor of Haryana mentioned that he is impressed with the performance and skill of Anjeneya and extended his support to Anjeneya by providing a financial assistance of Rs. 25,000 towards his education.

 

Anjaneya received many awards for his talent in art and the National Award received in a Drawing Competition held at Edu DaanUtsav is praiseworthy. Anjaneya hails from Bellary District of Karnataka, and the only son of Bhadranaik and Sharada. He is 14 years old, studying in Samarthanam Primary School, HSR Layout in 7th Grade. Though he is economically poor and physically challenged, his desire to pursue higher studies is not dwindling. Samarthanam bore all the expenses of food and accommodation, text books, note books and stationary as well.

 

Anjaneya participated in the Drawing Competition, “Nakshatra 2016” conducted by Bhoomi NGO where he bagged the First Prize in Foot Painting. He participated in Inter School Athletics Meet held at Kitturu Rani Channamma Stadium and received First Prize in 100m Running Race.

 

About Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled: Registered as a Trust in 1997, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled has been working towards creating education and livelihood opportunities for persons with disabilities and from underserved communities. The larger vision of our organization is to work towards an inclusive society which provides equal opportunities for all. More details can be found at our official website:  www.samarthanam.org

 

About Megh Mandal Sansthan: The Megh Mandal Sansthan is an NGO based in Rajasthan that constantly works towards the betterment of people. It focuses on the upliftment of the Dalits and encourages brotherhood in society. Women empowerment and ensuring their good health are prime areas of social work for the sansthan.

 

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