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Indian Blade Runner Maj D P Singh. Op Vijay 1999, Kargil War 527 dead and 1363 injured One among the brought dead was Maj D P Singh Declared dead on arrival,

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1 Indian Blade Runner Maj D P Singh

2 Op Vijay 1999, Kargil War 527 dead and 1363 injured One among the brought dead was Maj D P Singh Declared dead on arrival, Maj Singh was being carried to mortuary A doctor saw some movement and thus he was revived Survived, but with major losses

3 Amputation Embedded Sharpnels Injured Liver Hearing Loss Operated Bladder Laprotomy (Total Weight : 28 Kgs) Left Knee Injured Embedded Sharpnels Damaged Intestine Broken Ribs Wounded Thigh Wounded Calf Broken Elbow

4 A Rebirth Spend more than an year in hospital 100s of bottles of blood and protein pumped in From a soldier of 65 kgs to 28 kgs of bones to regain life again

5 What he did not loose was Smile and mental Grit He learned afresh, how to –Stand on one feet –Walk with crutches –Walk with prosthesis Finally, how to Run

6 ARMY Hosp, Delhi 1999

7 Year 2005 Maj Singh went back to Kargil for a peace mission Marathon car rally K2K ( Kargil to Kanyakumari) Only Indian Army officer, who was injured in Kargil and went back there to commemorate war heroes

8 During K2K, 2005

9 Year 2009 First ever in the history of India An amputee participated in marathon Maj Singh made a Limca record in ADHM

10 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2009

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12 Year 2011 Maj Singh again wrote history First person in India to run marathon on Blade Another Limca record on his name

13 SCMM 2012

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15 OFF ROAD MARATHON 2013

16 Next Step Journey of Maj D P Singh did not stop here. His vision is to pass on the same life style to all Indian Amputees He call them The Challengers Thus he formed a group of Challengers, “The Challenging Ones”

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18 The Challenging Ones (TCO) Maj D P Singh wish to change the physically challenged into “The Challenger” TCO is a group of Indian Amputees 325 Challengers from across India on the group

19 TCO objective To convert Physically challenged into The Challengers by: Providing platform for discussion Making peer support group Motivating them towards sports and adventure

20 CHALLENGERS IN ADHM 2011

21 CHALLENGERS IN CHANDIGARH

22 Challenges faced Biggest is Prosthesis fitment Availability of good prosthetic Maj Singh lost chance to go to London Olympics due to same Every marathon leaves Maj Singh injured for many days

23 INJURED STUMP

24 BLOOD SOCKED STUMP SOCKS

25 Opportunity Hanger Inc, US has shown interest in Maj Singh Appointment with Hanger is fixed in July 2013 Kevin Carol, best prosthetic in world has offered him a prosthesis

26 Requirement Maj Singh is to cater for his air fare & boarding and lodging Duration of stay in US 25 days Place of stay: Oklahoma Date of departure: 20 th July 13 Visa formalities are through

27 Request Looking for sponsor to support air fare and boarding and lodging in US, Oklahoma

28 Contact details Mail id: majordpsingh@gmail.com Twitter handle: @MajDPSingh FB id: Maj D P Singh Phone: 09650960322 Bank Account Details: Number: 016301002194 Bank Name: ICICI Bank Ltd Beneficiary Name: Devender Pal Singh IFSC Code: ICIC0000163

29 THANK YOU


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