Excited about sitting for exams
Mukesh is a Std X student at Sri RK Abhang Vidyalaya in Ulhasnagar. He is looking forward to his board exams in March 2019, he said, adding, “I was not able to sit for a long time because of the pain. But now, I want to make sure that I study well and complete all my papers.” Being able to sit for longer hours means that he can also better enjoy playing chess, a skill that has won him a couple of tournaments. He is also looking forward to reuniting with his friends at the children’s home in Ulhasnagar.
before he found a doctor willing to perform the procedure. Gunjal said the surgery could be life-changing for the boy. “We have never had cases where a child has received such a major surgery. He is a bright boy and he has an interest in studies. We are thrilled to see him up and about so soon. If he performs well in his Std X exams, he can be placed in an aftercare home, where he can continue his education till he turns 21,” he said.