The Paralympics day was celebrated on April 26 in Thimphu

Paralympics day celebrated to advocate paralympics movement

Pema Dorji, 54, cannot walk. Since the spinal cord injury he suffered in 2004, he needs a wheelchair to move around.

Despite the impairment, Pema Dorji earns his own living. He runs a tailor shop and trains differently-abled youth. On April 26, Pema Dorji was contesting in the volleyball and unified relay race at the first Paralympics day celebrated in Thimphu.

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