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Laxmi Agrawal | Quote on Self Motivation

Laxmi Agrawal | Quote on Self Motivation
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Laxmi Agrawal | Quote on Self Motivation

He changed my face, not my heart.
He threw acid on my face, not on my dreams.

Laxmi Agrawal

About Laxmi Agrawal

Laxmi Agarwal (born 1 June 1990) is an Indian acid attack survivor, a campaigner for rights of acid attack victims, and a TV host.

KAgarwal was attacked in 2005 at the age of 16, after rebuffing the romantic advances of Naeem Khan. Her story, among others, was told in a series on acid attack victims by Hindustan Times. She has since established grassroots campaigns for tackling the surge of acid attacks; one of her petitions has led the Supreme Court to order the central and state governments to regulate the sale of acid and the Parliament to enable easier prosecutions of acid attack perpetrators. She was the former director of Chhanv Foundation, a NGO dedicated to help acid attack survivors in India.

In 2019, she was honored with the International Women Empowerment Award from the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, and UNICEF for her campaign of Stop Sale Acid. In 2014, she received the International Women of Courage award at the hands of First Lady Michelle Obama.

The movie Chhapaak is based on her life and stars Deepika Padukone in her role.

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