A 43-year-old Major DP Singh had lost his leg when he was 25, during the Kargil War. Have one look at his Facebook page, and you will be open-mouthed by seeing his energy levels and his passion. He has suffered so much but decided to rise up. Today he is a man who managed to free himself from the grip of death. His story is just a miracle, he defeated death and became a winner.
Major DP Singh, who lost his leg at the age of 25 and even injured some part of intestines in the Kargil war, 1999. When he was brought to hospital Singh was declared dead. But a senior doctor who visits the military hospital decided to check him and bring back to life.
Almost for 40 days, Singh was in the hospital, and his weight came to just 28kg. Can you imagine a 25-year-old young man’s weight is just 28kg! These are the injuries he got, here is the chart:
Apart from all this, today DP Singh is running in marathons and is inspiring people in his way. He is now a marathon runner, a motivational speaker. Even now it is difficult for him, he says, “I TAKE MORE TIME TO PREPARE MYSELF. THE INTESTINAL INJURIES SLOW ME DOWN. IT TAKES ME ANYTHING FROM ONE AND A HALF TO TWO HOURS TO EVEN START THE WORKOUT. AFTER THE WORKOUT ALSO, I NEED SOME TIME FOR RECOVERY.”
Major DP Singh is known as the “Indian blade runner,” he is India’s first blade runner, India’s first amputee marathon runner and a Limca record holder for running more than 20 marathons. Singh runs an NGO, “Challenging ones” which is dedicated to motivating the physically challenged people to live a healthy life, he started supporting this NGO in 2012. Major Singh says, “People call us physically challenged. How are we challenged? We are challengers. That is the purpose of the group, to help amputees with the transition of being challenged to becoming a challenger.”
This is an inspiring story, and it will surely motivate you.