Mumbai, Feb 25: This news will definitely motivate all those who gets dishearten easily with small failures in life. A girl from Maharashtra has cleared MBBS exam with first class result despite losing both her legs in an accident.
Name of this Jogeshwari, Mumbai resident is Raushan Jawwad. Her father is a vegetable vendor.
In achieving this feat, 23-year old Raushan had to face many difficulties. And biggest of them that she was '88 per cent handicapped'. According to medical rule only those candidate with "up to 70% handicap" can qualify to study medicine.
She challenged this rule in court which finally agreed that she should be given admission in medical college.
Raushan who has been a brilliant student scoring over 92.15% in her Class X, met with train accident in 2008. Reportedly she lost both her legs after being pushed out of a crowded local train near Andheri.
Narrating her nightmares, Raushan was quoted by TOI as saying, I cleared the state's medical entrance exam, MHCET, and was later asked to go for a medical test for the handicapped at JJ Hospital. I was denied admission as I had 88% disability."
Praising doctor who supported her in achieving this feat, she further said "Orthopedic surgeon Dr Sanjay Kantharia who operated on me helped me like I was his daughter. Even after the accident in 2008, I did not drop out and studied at home and appeared for exams".