Bangalore Mirror

FIVE LESSONS MBA GRADUATES CAN LEARN FROM THE MOUNTAIN MAN
Anyone would agree that Dashrath Manjhi is an inspiration for generations to come. He was a symbol of true love and the meaning of the word love to him was something that no one can even attempt to understand. Using just a hammer and chisel, Manjhi, a labourer from Gehlaur village in Bihar, carved a road through a mountain for people in his village to have an easier access to the closest hospital – it took 22 years for Manjhi to do this single-handedly before he died at the age of 73 on August 17, 2007, after opening the road for his villagers. His sole purpose for carving out the road was the death in 1959 of his young wife Falguni Devi, who could not avail medical treatment in time due to lack of access to the closest hospital.

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