Recently, the Narayan Seva Sansthan had hosted a one-day celebration called Divya Heroes 2019, which was a charitable event especially a platform for people with disabilities to showcase their talents.
The talent and fashion show was held at JVPD grounds on 10 November in Mumbai. Dubbed in Hindi "Divyang" people had displayed their talents with the help of wheelchairs, artificial limbs, calipers, and crutches.
In Mumbai, this is the second year of the Divya Heroes and this time 40 performers who are differently-abled with conditions like autism, polio and cerebral palsy have participated in dance sequences, fascinating stunts, and ramp walk.
The fashion show was divided into four rounds called the clutch round, wheelchair round, group dance round and the caliper round. 29-year-old, Jyoti Mastekar spoke about how much struggle she had faced, she had performed a Marathi folk dance at the event called Lavani.
She had defeated conservative whispers her dancing career and had never given up despite being a wheelchair user.
The chief guest of the event included Prashant Agarwal, Padma Shri Kailash Manav Agarwal who is the President of Narayan Seva Sansthan. The duo explained the goal of their institution which is to change the lives of the people with disabilities and helping them to know their inner skills and be a support system for them in their education and health.
In the financial capital of the country AKA Mumbai, Divya Heroes 2019 had great success. The audience had given the show a huge amount of appreciation which had to empower the performers and had made them feel proud of themselves.
In Udaipur, the Narayan Seva Sansthan has its hospital where they have 1100-bed. The hospital provides free surgeries especially for people with disabilities and also helps them to stay fit and improve their skills for a wide variety of vocational skills. There is a skilled center where they teach them how to do tailoring work, on their premises.
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