Bandenawaz Nadaf

Bandenawaz Nadaf

Bandenawaz Nadaf was born into a poor family in Mumbai. His parents were devastated to discover he was born with a birth defect of both his upper limbs. However, despite several difficulties, Bandenwaz’s family helped his to learn to write with his foot. With his grit and determination, he excelled. Other than being an accomplished foot painter, he is a wonderful sportsman who has participated in the Mini Olympics for the Disabled and won several prizes in various disciplines.


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