Para-athlete who slept on train floor to get top NCPEDP-MUDA award


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MUMBAI: Acclaimed para-athlete Suvarna Raj — who made headlines in June after she was forced to sleep on the floor of a long-distance train — has been selected for the prestigious NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Award for 2017, an official said here on Wednesday.

Suvarna, 34, hailing from Nagpur and settled in New Delhi after marriage, is an internationally renowned table-tennis player though she was afflicted by polio when she was only two years old.

Source : http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/sports/para-athlete-who-slept-on-train-floor-to-get-top-ncpedp-muda-award/articleshow/59983876.cms

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