MUMBAI, November 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —
The Nominees of People’s Choice Award 2016, are Deepa Malik, Laxmi Agarwal, Girish Sharma, Girish Gogia and Arunima Sinha
Marking the 10th anniversary of Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards that celebrates the heroic spirit of those who have made a positive impact on the society, despite personal and debilitating tragedies, Dr Batra’s™ has introduced the ‘People’s Choice Award’ that will enable citizens at large to vote for the most deserving ‘Real Life Hero’. The People’s Choice Award honors achievers who have demonstrated an undying power of human spirit, by overcoming challenges to achieve success and have a positive impact on society. The heroes who have been nominated by Dr Batra’s™ as part of the maiden People’s Choice Award include Deepa Mallik, who created history by becoming the first Indian woman ever to clinch a medal at the Paralympic Games, Laxmi, an acid attack survivor and activist, who showed us that beauty lies within and never to give up, Girish Sharma, the one legged badminton champion who lost a leg but won the game of life, Girish Gogia, a talented Motivational speaker, who showed that even when 90% of one’s body is not functioning one must not give up and be happy to be alive and Arunima Sinha, India’s first female amputee to climb Mount Everest.
Speaking about the People’s Choice Awards, Dr Mukesh Batra, Founder, Dr Batra’s™ Group of Companies said, “There are some individuals who demonstrate an unbreakable spirit and tenacity who have risen above their disabilities and personal setbacks. These individuals have not only achieved great personal success but have worked towards greater, collective good. We believe that these heroes need to be celebrated, but more importantly their stories have to be made known to the world so that they may inspire others. The People’s Choice Award is our way to raise awareness and support these Heroes and encourage them in achieving better and bigger in life. This is a way to make them believe that as a society we stand behind them.”
The People’s Choice Award’ has been incorporated in Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2016 to commemorate the 10th year of this glorious award ceremony that salutes Real Life Heroes. The winner of the People’s Choice Award shall be announced during the award ceremony on 23rd Nov 2016.
One can vote for the most deserving candidate by logging on http://www.drbatras.com/pha. The voting lines will be open from November 14, 2016 to November 21, 2016.
About Dr Batra’s Foundation
Dr Batra’s™ Positive Health Foundation, a CSR arm of Dr Batra’s Group of Companies, has been making a profound difference to the lives of many orphans, handicapped children and the elderly. The Foundation currently runs over 175 Free Clinics across the country and additionally provides free treatment to partner NGO’s. It also conducts CSR activities in a number of institutions such as Victoria Memorial School for the blind, Shepherd Widow’s Home, Mercy Old Age Home, Anurag Services (Old Age Home), Action India and People for Animals. It also grants scholarships to deserving students who wish to pursue studies in the Homeopathy but cannot afford the fees. Every year, it honors, with its Positive Health Awards, individuals who have created medical miracles through the demonstration of their instinct for survival, courage and will power, beaten the odds and recovered from seemingly irrecoverable conditions, to lead normal, healthy lives.
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