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CTH Story of Asif Iqbal
Asif Iqbal is a person who can easily become a role model for many.He has never let his disability come in his way. He has met the former President of India (Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam) to discuss technology initiative which would benefit blind/ visually impaired community.He has won the State role model award in the disability community by governor of West Bengal on December 3, 2007 and the National award constituted by President of India for outstanding disabled employee on December 3, 2008. He works with the help of talking software (JAWS) which provides audio output of computer screen. He uses talking software installed on his cell phone
Did you find any problems while you were doing your studies..I mean did lack of infrastructure in the Indian scenario pose any kind of problems for you?
Yes, many challenges to overcome and hurdles.
How do you manage your day to day activities...a brief description...i.e. with somebody's help or you are able to cope up with routine activities yourself?
How do your parents feel about your disability?
Was your marriage an arranged one or was it a love marriage?
Do you feel excess love and protection are essential for those with physical challenges?
Do you feel India is a disabled friendly country?What all needs to be done?
Have you ever felt any kind of emotional outbursts or complexes due to your physical status?
What are your hobbies or leisure time activities?
How do you react when somebody pities you?
What message you would like to give to the persons suffering from some kind disabilities?
Have you ever been discriminated because of your disability?
Education: B.COM, PGDBM
Craziest thing that you have ever done in your life
Most Valuable thing that you have purchased till now
If you are marooned on an island what 5 things you would like to keep
Your biggest strength
If you take birth again, who would you like to be born as
The thing(s) that you hate
The first thing you do right after waking up in the morning
The last thing you before falling asleep in the night
You prefer sons or daughters
Oft-repeated word/sentence by you
If world is going to be destroyed in next 5 minutes. What would you do
during this time
What was your resolution on the new year
The best gift that somebody can offer to you
The town/country that you want to visit
If you can meet one person of your choice, dead or alive, known or not,
who would this be
If you could change one thing your past, what would it be