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Vision never blocked his mission; Sewabharati volunteer who stood against all physical odds

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New Delhi December 05: Blind from his birth, Pradip Kumar of Nizamabad, works as a Public Relationship Officer in an govt enterprise keeps himself busy in social works after his routine office works.
Dr Manmohan Vaidya with Pradip Kumar In his childhood, Pradip Kumar spent his school day evenings in Shakhas of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Though physically he was blind, Pradip could imbibe the immense values of RSS ideology through his inner vision. He became a regular activist of RSS, became the Mukhya Shiskak (Chief Instructor) of the same shakha for 3 years. Blindness was nothing a cause of concern. SewaBharati volunteers convinced him to shift to Hyderabad where he stayed as a full time volunteer and started working in the slums near Kachiguda. With guidance and his natural style he soon became an inspiration to the slum children, his Bhajana were a raze and his samsara Kendra a magnet of social change.  Soon he completed his graduation while working in the eight slums around nim…