What happened to the blind girl

RJ, strangers come forward to help blind girl abandoned by parents
WEB DESK – It was really a dream come true for Nikita Shukla, after all that she had been through in her life.

Shukla, a law student at the Government Law College in Mumbai, is completely blind and has no home , after being abandoned by her parents for refusing to marry at an early age.

The third year law student met Suchitra at her studio when she had gone there to collect the prize she had won for the lucky contest.

And, as the RJ spoke to her and get to know Nikita’s story, she asked her to go on record.

Thanks to her friends and college professors, the 21-year-old managed to fund her education, surviving on one meal for three years.

An encounter with a radio jockey, Sucharita Tyagi, has left her filled with hope. When the 21-year-old came to collect a contest prize held by the radio station, she met Tyagi. In a chat with her, she revealed her story, and ordeal.

Sucharita Tyagi, moved by her plight, narrated the story through a series of tweets as she setup a fund-raiser for Shukla to help her continue with studies.

Here is the story from Suchitra that she shared through the tweet thread.

“When we run contests, we try and pick up as many calls as we can, yet many go unanswered, so for one to get through On Air, is a big deal. One such lucky contest winner was Nikita Shukla, a third year law student at GLC, currently living at a hostel in South Mumbai. When Nikita came to claim her prize at Radiocity, she requested to meet RJs (as listeners sometimes do) So I met her a few weeks ago. Nikita is completely blind. Something her parents were not very excited about and wanted to get her married right after high school. When Nikita refused and insisted on studying further, she was asked to leave the house. Broke and without plan, Nikita bought a ticket to Mathura and was about to leave the city, when her friends convinced her to stay back. But how much money can college students contribute? Enough for her to pay her fee little by little. She’s borrowed from friends, sometimes kind professors even. A few small scholarships. But money was not enough to afford the luxury of three meals a day. For 3 years, Nikita has been surviving on only dinner.20 a month. The hostel fee paid in one go, gave her 20 free dinners a month, and that’s what she would eat All this while, scoring about 80% on her exams. Nikita didn’t come to Radiocity to tell me her story. She just came to collect a prize, but agreed to go on the record when I asked.”

Thanks to Suchitra’s effort, Nikita will now be able to take care of her expenses while pursuing her dream.

One such lucky contest winner was Nikita Shukla, a third year law student at GLC, currently living at a hostel in South Mumbai
This is her. pic.twitter.com/rxzRoQMl9b

— Sucharita Tyagi (@Su4ita) May 16, 2017
A single, blind girl who chose education over family, she couldn t believe people willingly GAVE her their money.

Courage  is all you need to succeed in life .

Nikita Shukla, you star! pic.twitter.com/

— Sucharita Tyagi (@Su4ita) May 16, 2017

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