Photos: Limca Book of Records honours spirit of the disabled

Updated: 22 April, 2016 16:14 IST
  • Arunima Sinha
    The first specially-abled woman to climb the Mount Everest
    1/10
  • Akbar Khan
    First visually impaired candidate to qualify in the SSC Hindi shorthand and stenography examination
    2/10
  • Aayushi Pareek
    Youngest and the first visually-challenged woman admitted to the Bar Council of Rajasthan
    3/10
  • Ashwini Angadi
    Winner of the United Nation’s Youth Courage Award for Education
    4/10
  • K S Rajanna
    Paralympic Gold Medalist, entrepreneur and the first differently abled Commissioner of the State Department for Disabled in Karnataka
    5/10
  • Ramsurat Majhi
    A messenger of peace who journeyed 23,000 km across India for national harmony
    6/10
  • KY Venkatesh
    First Indian athlete at the World Dwarf Games to win 6 medals
    7/10
  • Radhika Chand
    An accomplished painter and an award-winning teacher to the specially-abled
    8/10
  • Saylee Nandkishor Agavane
    Bronze medallist at Global Olympiad Dance Competition
    9/10
  • Rajive Raturi
    Crusader for legal rights of the specially-abled
    10/10
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About The Gallery

At the event hosted at Stein Auditorium in Delhi, the Record book's team, following its long-established tradition, announced a list of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs), as the 'People of the Year 2016'. Here's a look at some of this year's winners

First Published: 15 April, 2016 12:20 IST