Subsequent session of Tata Literature Live! Sports Yatras revolves around – The Story of Indian Paralympics. Paralympics is the world’s greatest sporting platform for differently-abled athletes and is run by international non-profit organizations. India made its maiden appearance at the Paralympics in 1968 in Tel Aviv, Israel.  At the Rio 2016 Paralympic games, India bagged four medals. In the light of the ongoing pandemic, the upcoming Tokyo 2021 Paralympics is likely to be a closed-door event.

Featuring renowned Indian Paralympics who will talk in-depth are – Ms. Manasi Joshi, Para-Badminton Champion, Mr. Pramod Bhagat, World No.1 in SL 3 Para-Badminton, and Mr. Sukant Kadam, World No.5 in SL 4 Para-Badminton. They’re going to be joined by Deepthi Bopaiah, CEO of GO Sports Foundation. The panel will be live in conversation with Mr. Boria Majumdar, Sports Historian, and Author.

The session also will feature Mr. Boria Majumdar’s book – ‘Dreams of a billion – India and therefore the Olympic Games which he has co-authored alongside Mr. Nalin Mehta.

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