Blind since birth Rahul is blessed with mellifluous voice
On Monday evening when President of India Pranab Mukherjee started presenting gold medals to meritorious students the whole auditorium started reverberating with loud clap trap of well wishers and friends of students.
Among them Rahul Kumar hailing from RS Pura literally stole the show when he climbed stairs to receive the award. Rahul stole the thunder while he was walking towards President of India.On the stage he was assisted by a volunteer. Rahul Kumar was awarded Gold Medal for standing first in MA Music .
Rahul,blind since birth, may not see the world with his eyes but he is blessed with melodious voice and renders popular numbers of Mohd Rafi and legendary Manna De with ease.
After receiving the award President shhok hands with Rahul and gave him blessings. Emotional Rahul expressed his feelings after the convocation ceremony and labeled it as his biggest achievement.
Rahuls parents were also present during the ceremony. His father Natharam accompanied him to witness the historic event of his life. Rahul later said i want to pursue MPhill or PHD degree in Music but is worried at the same time as Jammu university do not award these degrees and stepping out of the state for his higher studies entails extra cost and require lot of support system.