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From then on, she would wear the bank’s colours at all the competitions in which she participated.

In a year’s time, she began hauling gold internationally. During her adolescence, Malathi had to undergo close to one surgery every six months, adding up to a total of 32 surgeries in her growing years.

In some ways, I think the stay there gave me the life I live today. By helping these enterprises we aim to make the world better – better for us, for our community and for the environment. Malathi Holla is a character to emulate, a personality to admire and a sportsperson to idolize.

It was another world. Multimedia 2 Hollla found the answer to pain, paralysis and pity.

Notify me of malzthi comments via email. He was the one who believed in me and stood by me when I went through surgery after surgery to correct my limbs at the Chennai centre.

Content Marketing That Works. Her father ran a small hotel, while her mother took care of their four children. These particularly small enterprises lack nolla to markets and hence do not have predictable income and growth. She launched her first authorized biography, A Different Spirit on 8 July The book has some jolla stories from her life.


But below the waist, little Malathi wasted away. Shehnaz Kirmani was different. Dr Singh was the finance minister then. Malathi continued to train while studying at Maharani’s College, Bangalore. Vishnu is a Milaap Open Fellow in Bangalore. She stayed there for 15 years, studying, undergoing surgeries and exercising hard to make herself stronger hoolla and mentally.

She has also had over 30 surgeries for broken bones in her legs. Electric shock treatment for more than two years improved her upper body strength. It was a special racer item, new to her, and John took time off to teach her how to manoeuvre it. They have two permanent staff: The raging fever left her paralyzed from the neck hollla. Initially, for two years, Malathi was put through electric shock treatments.

We should all learn from her. Newsletter Subscriptions You have successfully subscribed hoola our newsletters. The lack of awareness on handling children with disabilities, especially in smaller cities, is what motivated her to take up this cause. Nothing prepares you for the unmistakable joy in Dr Malathi K Holla.

Excerpt about Malathi Holla from India At The Olympic Games

Here, she was a fish out of water. Those fifteen years at the centre, away from my family, made me grow up early and pick up leadership qualities.

That helped her regain strength above the waist but not below. It was an institution for learning that gave me a new life by attending to my pain and giving me happiness. Malathi is not only a sportswoman, but also works as a manager with Syndicate Bank and shelters 16 children with various disabilities at Mathru Foundation, a charitable trust in the city, established by her friends and her.

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India At The Olympic Games: Malathi Holla

Till date, Malathi has undergone 32 surgeries. Yes, we are different and so even our lives should be a shining example of that difference.

Indian teams rented them but only for a few days, which gave them little time to practice. Comments Leave a Comment Categories People.

Her father was always determined to make her self-reliant and confident. Today, she runs Mathru Foundationa home for disabled children from rural India, in Bangalore. She recollects the story of the first child who came to her home.

Women’s Web ohlla a vibrant community for Indian women, an authentic space for us Learn More. When she was a baby, polio paralysed her whole body. She has had over 30 surgeries for broken bones malayhi her legs. She was a champion athlete, also affected by polio. She is also a manager with Syndicate Bank.

Click here to cancel reply. Every athlete has to struggle past innumerable hurdles but she has coped with disability and won laurels for the nation.