9 Gibi Sam - Photojournalist - Malayala Manorama

From the fall to the victory stand...
R. Sathish, a welding worker from Palakkad who had fallen from a building while on work and paralyzed below his waist at the age of 23, moves to Kozhinjampara GUP school to attend 10th standard equivalency test. A bedridden Sathish decided to complete his school education and registered for the equivalency test conducted by Government of Kerala. He is taken to school by M. Sathish and Vignesh Viswanath, both got acquainted with him from the training center and later became his close friends and supporters. Sathish cleared the equivalency examination through hard work and overcame his disability.


Malayala Manorama, May 2023