N Singh Mehta
Shimla- (Feb.3) -The differently abled duo brothers Ajay and Vijay brought laurels to Himachal Pradesh, winning two medals in wrestling in recently held 23rd National Deaf Senior Championship in Chennai, said father Munni Lal over phone from Mandi district.
“The 20 years of Vijay won Gold and a year older Ajay won Silver medal in wrestling in recently held 23rd National Deaf Senior Championship in Chennai. Both of them are very hard working whose day begins at 5 AM in the morning. They are being trained by wrestling coach Jonny Chaudary in Star International Wrestling Academy,” said delighted father Munni Lal.
Both the winning siblings were given a hero’s welcome with beating drums and cracking fireworks on arrival in their village Bharjawanu in Sundernagar constituency of Mandi district. They were brought in an open vehicle with local MLA too greeting them.
The duo brothers cannot hear and talk and communicate in sign language with everyone including their family and coach. People in the village and neighbouring regions are celebrating their historic achievement.