I was lucky enough to stumble upon this amazing story of tenacity, braveness, determination, compassion and justice. I would love to see more stories like this in the mainstream of any industry. Its amazing that against all odds, against peoples narrow minded and uneducated thoughts this young man (with his families support) fought for a better future and now looks to be on track to give many people like him a better future and a real chance at life.
Sir , I salute you, a humbling read.
In school, he was pushed to the back bench and not allowed to play. The little village school had no way of knowing what inclusion meant. When he wanted to take up science after his class X, he was denied the option because of his disability. All of 18, Srikanth not only fought the system but went on to become the first international blind student to be admitted to the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US.