View the profiles of people named Malathi Holla. Join Facebook to connect with Malathi Holla and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Malathi Holla, one amazing Indian sportsperson; an excerpt from Tulika Books’ India At The Olympic Games, focusing on the Paralympics. International Para-Athlete Malathi Holla overcame all obstacles in her way through sheer grit & determination. Today, she is helping others to.

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This site uses cookies. My mother took on the responsibility of making sure that I, her youngest born, could get some chance in life and so, every afternoon, she would put me on her hip and we would take the bus to the Victoria hospital at the other end of the city so that I could get the electric shock treatment which, she was told, would help me regain some strength in my limbs.

Sincerely, Rakesh Agrawal Dehradun. Of course, I am disabled physically.

Image source, credit and rights: I made sure that when I returned from my own stay with my family, I carried lots of delicious homemade goodies that I shared with them. He made sure she got a sound education.

Currently you have JavaScript disabled. I think that if I had been raised in my own house by my uolla, I would have been happy but would have never got the experiences and the learning that I got at the centre.

Copyright YourStory Media Pvt. A victim of polio at an early age, Malathi stayed positive despite countless surgeries and endless pain to overcome the limitations of her disability. I wanted to fly like a bird fearlessly from one place to another. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Most children take up vocational courses post their schooling.


When she wheeled, rather zoomed, into YourStory’s media lab at the India Inclusion Summit, it was if the warmth that exuded from her charged everything and everyone in the vicinity. She faced physical pain, suffering and mental trauma.

Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. It would be our pride and honour to have Mrs. Notify me of new comments via email. Malathi continued to train while studying at Maharani’s College, Bangalore. Birla Foundation Award, Pratibha Rathna Empowering Children With Imagination. So kindly give us your appointment date and contact number.

Her father was determined she should grow up to be self-reliant and confident.

Yes, we are different and so even our lives should be a shining example of that difference. It was never easy but Malathi was a fighter. She has won the Padma Shri and Arjuna awards. Parents, doctors and friends despaired. Retrieved from ” https: That is what is maoathi really. So we would like to invite you as a chief guest of the holoa. I become livid if anyone questions my honesty or hard work.

Excerpt about Malathi Holla from India At The Olympic Games

I, myself, was at that point crawling on the ground to get around but that did not stop my heart from going out to another soul who was in need. In the beginning, the plan was to educate a physically disabled child. She is also a manager with Syndicate Bank. Follow mlathi on Twitter My Tweets. Sridhar — helped them. This came to the notice of malati authorities and won her a clerical post with the Syndicate Bank in Views Read Edit View history.


Electric shock treatment for more than two years improved her upper body strength. Of course, I am disabled physically.

She found the answer to pain, paralysis and pity. Now she shares it with others

Owing to his condition, hola was ignored and neglected at home. But that is just one part of my body. The lack of awareness on handling children with disabilities, especially in smaller cities, is what motivated her to take up this cause. She was a helpless baby when polio ravaged her body.

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Malathi Holla is a Champion for the Differently-Abled

Faced with pain and suffering of those children, I quickly assumed the role of a maathi and caretaker, helping them out with their chores that often included attending to their personal hygiene.

The track and field athlete, known for her m and m finishes, was also a whiz at shotput, javelin and discus. Campaigned for this award to be given to disabled athletes as well.

Holla Malathi Holla is a character to emulate, a personality to admire and a sportsperson to idolize. I believe in reinventing myself and learning new things everyday.