Younger Brother carries Polio-Stricken Elder Brother on Shoulders | Both Crack IIT!

A heartwarming story to make you feel good today.

This incredible story of the bond between two brothers come from the diminutive village of Paroria in Samastipur district of Bihar.

The two brothers, Basant Kumar being the younger one and Krishna Kumar being the elder one, went to school and IIT coaching together.

The incredible aspect is that the elder brother Krishna was polio-stricken and Basant carried him on his shoulders to school and IIT coaching.

Born in an impoverished family, the two brothers defied all odds to crack the JEE Advanced exam, realizing their IIT dreams.

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In an interview, Krishna said that at the time when he left the village for coaching three years ago, village people suspected his abilities.

The two brothers share an inseparable bond, both love and care for each other so much that they have always been together.

Krishna said that Basant did everything for him, served him food, performed his daily routine works apart from taking him to classes during the preparation stage.

Basant said that he enjoyed serving his brother.

Krishna secured 38th rank in the Physically Challenged Category while Basant was ranked 3,675 in the OBC Category.

The brothers are concerned over being separated because of the gap in their ranks. They are planning to join the same IIT in order to study together.

Basant wants to pursue Mechanical Engineering at IIT Kanpur while Krishna wants to study Computer Science at any IIT. Basant aims to become a civil servant.

This is truly an inspirational story of how the two brothers managed to realize their IIT dreams by defying all odds.


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