Thursday, April 18, 2024

‘Don’t call us disables, we are physically challenged’

Alam Khan, the skipper of Bangladesh physically challenged cricket team, embarks on a new mission when ICRC five-nation cricket tournament commences in Dhaka. Before the tournament Alam speaks to New Age’s Atif Azam over the challenges and prospects of the Bangladesh physically challenged team. Here are the excerpts.

Artist, not ‘disabled’

With no arms and the back paralysed, he has overcome disability and discrimination to become a successful painter. Ibrahim Mallik can paint pictures using his mouth and his works sell at a good price and win competition. “It is a great pleasure for me that I entered a working life from nothing,” said the