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Meet Dattu His Inspiring Journey From An Onion Farmer To The Waters Of Rio Olympics


If it weren’t so heartbreaking, this would be a funny story. Imagine this, if you will – there is this young 21-year-old onion farmer in a tiny village called Talegaon Rohi. The village is in one of the most drought-stricken areas of Maharashtra, the kind of place where farmer suicides are as routine as 45 deg C temperatures and accepted …

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Being Autistic Jatin ,Secured Top Spot In Central Government Scholarship Exam


    Autism could not impede the perseverance of 17-year-old Jatin Patil from Panvel, Maharashtra. He proved his mettle by bagging the top spot of the national merit list in a Central government scholarship exam conducted by Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India under the person with disability category (PWD). The ‘Kishore Vaigyanik Protshahan Yojana’ or KVPY is …

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Inspirational Story Of Somnath From Chaiwala To Brand Ambassador Of Maharashtra For Education


Somnath Giram, a  28-year-old tea seller from Pune, has been appointed as Maharashtra’s brand Ambassador for Education. Somnath, who is a son son of a farmer couldn’t gather enough funds for his to pursue his BCom and thus, in 2008, he left his hometown of Solapur and came to Pune. There he opened a small tea stall in Sadashiv Peth. …

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