Saikh Jiyarul Hoque

Jiyarul hails from Purbashripati Nagar, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. Despite his visual impairment, he is determined to achieve his goal of becoming a successful lawyer. Jiyarul has been a source of inspiration to many. His father is a farmer and his mother is a homemaker. His family of five is supported by his father’s annual income of INR 1, 00,000.

Jiyarul is a very hard working and sincere student who graduated from Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission Blind Boys School. He was introduced to IDIA through a sensitisation conducted in his school by the IDIA West Bengal Chapter. Thereafter he was trained by IDIA’s affiliate partner, IMS.

Jiyarul aspires to be a lawyer to support his family financially and to help the needy. In his words, “Society always says that please help the blind, so they don’t feel left out. I want to prove it that we are not a burden, but contributors for the betterment of the society at large”.

With this focus and determination, Jiyarul performed extremely well in CLAT and secured admission at National Law University, Odisha. This young would-be lawyer is also interested in classical music and loves to play the violin.

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