Amidst the picturesque landscapes of Kashmir, where the snow-capped mountains and lush green valleys, tell tales of resilience and determination, emerges the inspiring story of Amir Hussain Lone, a 34-year-old para cricketer who lost both his arms in his childhood. However, his never-dying passion for cricket kept the flame alive, and a recent turn of events has made his dreams come true.
Amir's journey began in adversity, facing challenges that would deter many. Losing both arms in his childhood did not shatter his spirit; instead, it fueled his passion for cricket. His dedication to the sport became a symbol of perseverance, catching the attention of the cricketing world.
Adani Foundation lends a helping hand to Amir
In a life-turning event for young Amir, the Adani Foundation, led by Shri Gautam Adani decided to extend financial support to Amir. This gesture not only surprised Amir but also brought a wave of gratitude and appreciation from the para cricketer and his family.
In an exclusive chat with NDTV, Amir expressed his thanks to Shri Gautam Adani and the Adani Foundation. He revealed his wish to meet Mr Adani, a dream he thought would only remain a dream. "I am still hopeful of meeting sir," Amir shared, his words echoing the admiration he holds for Shri Gautam Adani.
In an interview, Amir said, “I am thankful to Shri Gautam Adani sir as well as the Adani Foundation. I have a wish to meet Gautam Adani sir, but this dream has only remained a dream so far. I am still hopeful of meeting sir," Amir told NDTV in an exclusive chat.
He further added, "I had never imagined that sir would help us. No words are enough to praise him. I hope he continues to achieve new things day and night and stays happy always. As soon as I told my mom, she became emotional. She couldn't believe it. My family, my mother only had well wishes for Gautam Adani sir."
Amir’s family showered gratitude towards Gautam Adani
Amir's mother, upon hearing the news, became emotional. The family, who had faced numerous hardships, never anticipated the support they received. Amir's mother, in particular, had only well wishes for Gautam Adani, sir, showcasing the profound impact of this beautiful gesture.
Shri Gautam Adani, the Chairman of the Adani Group, saluted Amir's spirit of never giving up, emphasizing the foundation's commitment to supporting Amir in his unique journey. This assurance goes beyond financial aid, extending to recognition and encouragement for Amir's resilience in the face of adverse circumstances.
Amidst his challenges, Amir serves as the captain of the Jammu and Kashmir para cricket team. His leadership reflects not only his skills on the cricket field but also his ability to inspire others to pursue their dreams despite limitations.