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Why this 9 YO's drawing on COVID-19 is special

By Rediff Get Ahead
May 02, 2020 11:31 IST
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Dhairya is hearing impaired from birth. But his painting describing the current situation is loud and clear.

Dhairya Paresh Gangar, 9 studies at The Central School for the Deaf in Mumbai.

According to his mother Urvi, Dhairya keeps himself busy with drawing, craft and playing indoor games.

In the evening, they go to the terrace where Dhairya does some skating and exercises like skipping to stay fit.


Dhairya sent us this painting he made during the lockdown.

It features a police officer struggling to keep public safe at home and a health worker trying to keep the virus away.

It has multiple messages on the importance of staying home and simple tips on how we can help fight the virus.

Dhairya Paresh Gangar's painting on Coronavirus

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