“Learned This Art To Earn Livelihood”
Anantnag: A 55 Year old Blind person who is a Carpenter by Profession has become an inspiration for others in area.
The Carpenter namely Ghulam Qadir Kharaati as a Resident of GulshanAbad,Sarnal in Southern kashmir’s Anantnag District as lost his eye sight during His childhood when he was a school Going Student.
Since then He struggled hard to live his daily life and he had no hopes for future.
Later He, Learned the wood craving Art from his father. During That time there shop was Complete gutted in fire and Everything was lost. The shop was situated in Lal Chowk in Anantnag District.
For many years There family was depended upon others for run daily life.During that period He lost his father who was bread earner of the family.
After Some Years Qadir,Who had Learned this art from his father started his own shop at Industrial area Anantnag to earned bread for the family.
After He successful run the Shop and earned Livelihood he was marriaged.
He lives with his wife and his four children includes three Daughers and son.
Qadir also trained his son to Learned this wood craving art.
Both are Working together at their shop to earn Livelihood and are bread earn for Their family.
As a Blind person he has become a inspiration for others in locality by his work as wood carving.
Ghulam Qadir while talking to Kashmir Glacier said That,”If any person have any disability he or She should not let become that their weakness. Instead they should make it Their strength and live normal life like others”.
He further said that He loves to listen songs from Amitabh Bachchan Movies. I am very big fan of him. I Visited cinema Halls in Early 90’s With my Friends watch movies of Amitabh Bachchan.
“In Dream i once saw Amitabh Bachchan with Many Director’s i.e Prakesh Mehta,N.N Sippy in a huge gathering. He called me in front of all and asked me to sing song. I sang Khai ke paan bana raswala..,” Ghulam Qadir While taking to Kashmir Glacier said
I do this work to earn Livelihood for family. My son helps me to bring to the shop and vice versa.
Ghulam Qadir While taking to Kashmir Glacier said”At First i faced Lot of problems after training it was easy for me to do this work. Now i can do this work Early without any problem”.