Confidence personified

Confidence personified
Highlights

Though God is not kind to her she proved her mettle by acquiring skills which leaves everyone awe-struck. Her case is a pure example of how perseverance surmounts obstacles. So much so she pities the people who shower pity on her.

Aluru (Kurnool): Though God is not kind to her she proved her mettle by acquiring skills which leaves everyone awe-struck. Her case is a pure example of how perseverance surmounts obstacles. So much so she pities the people who shower pity on her.

Here is a girl, who was born with no hands, astonishes people whether humans require hands at all with her dexterity of using legs. She does many things, including drawing pictures and playing carrom-board, with legs. People as well as teachers are appreciative of the amazing skills and confidence of the seventh class student Kasturba Gandhi Vidyalaya for Girls.

Meet Anita Bai, the first-born of tribal couple Krishna Naik and Saroja Bai, who lives in the remote tribal hamlet of Neraneeki Thanda in Aluru Assembly constituency of Kurnool district along with her parents. She has Lalita Bai, Gayatri and Jaya Sankar as siblings. She never regarded her disability as a limiting factor, but excelled in education.

She applies ‘mehendi’ to her schoolmates with equal ease of people doing it with their hands. Her parents, who eke a living as casual labourers, were issueless for a long time after their marriage. They were shattered when they had daughter born without upper limbs. She noticed fellow students playing in the ground and strove hard to achieve excellence in playing carroms.

Her younger sister Lalita Bai helps Anita Bai with her personal care. Students and teachers appreciate Lalita Bai for rendering assistance to Anita Bai, who progressed to take notes in a notebook with pen. Lalita Bai is also a student of class seven.

From morning to evening, she nurses Anita Bai with her daily chores. She enures her sister does not lose confidence. Both the sisters are excelling in education sending a powerful message to society. They are appealing to the State Government for support to pursue higher education.

By Veerabhadri

Show Full Article
Download The Hans India Android App or iOS App for the Latest update on your phone.
More Stories


Top