Mar 09, 2017
Zeenat Ara is a special student suffering from SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy).
Noida: A former student of Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan, a charitable school for children with special needs, received a prestigious accolade for her achievements.
Zeenat Ara, a special student suffering from SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) was felicitated with the prestigious ‘SRL Woman of Substance’ by SRL Diagnostics at an event held in Delhi on Monday.
On this achievement, Dr. Vandana Sharma Director, Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan, said, “Zeenat is an epitome of strength and courage. She is full of life and is a huge source of inspiration for the institution as well as for her fellow students. She is bright and intelligent and believes in self-dependence. We are proud of her achievements.”
The ‘SRL Woman of Substance’ is a platform to recognize and felicitate women icons on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Zeenat was amongst the other 11 women from different spheres of life who received this prestigious award for their special accomplishments.
On the occasion, Zeenat said, “I feel honored to be here amongst such great achievers. I have always believed that it is important to live a meaningful life and not feel less in any way. It is the ability to fight the adversities & win against all odds. Every woman should have the ‘fight it all’ spirit, which will help them achieve the impossible, like I did to make my dream come true. I am glad to have family and friends who have supported me throughout to become strong and achieve my goals in life.”