Disability Could Not Deter Gujarat Rubber Girl From Excelling In Yoga

Special | Known as ‘Rubber Girl’, 14-year-old Anvi, who has 75% intellectual disability and Down syndrome, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Saturday in an emotional moment. Yoga has changed Anvi’s life against all odds. Anvi’s father, Vijay Janjarukia said that we lost all hope in life when one day my wife learned that Anvi was sleeping by touching her shoulder as it relieved her of pain. That day, I saw the flexibility of his body and encouraged him to do yoga. He said his dependence on medication has decreased thanks to the practice of yoga. He underwent open heart surgery and is currently suffering from a leaky mitral valve. He has large bowel disability due to trisomy 21 and rigid vasculature. He also has difficulty speaking. Her mother Avani Janjarukia said yoga gave our daughter new life. Every day, she practices yoga for an hour in the morning and evening. She performed with other ordinary children in competitions and won many prizes. Anvi from Surat, Gujarat suffers from Down Syndrome with 75% intellectual disability. He had won the Prime Minister’s National Children’s Award on January 24 this year. He was accompanied by his parents, who had arrived in Delhi from Surat to attend an event on Thursday, then contacted the Prime Minister’s Office with a request to meet the Prime Minister. and a letter of confirmation from the Prime Minister’s office. They were surprised when the phone rang. Anvi’s father, Vijay Janjarukia, said it was a dream come true. It was probably the happiest day of her life, when she met PM Modi and did yoga in front of him. She said she calls Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Namo Dada”.

Anvi did yoga in front of the Prime Minister during the meeting, the Prime Minister also appreciated her efforts and blessed her for a bright future. He promised to meet him the next time he came to Gujarat. Building. He is a very down to earth person. During the meeting, Prime Minister Modi’s signature was also found on his National Award Certificate for the Prime Minister’s Child.

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