The Dilsukhngar twin bomb blasts claimed 16 lives and injured more than 100. A 23-year-old MBA student, Rajitha too was one of the injured victims. Her story makes anyone want to reach out to her.
Rajitha's father Anjayya is a small time businessman in Nizamabad district. The family lives on a daily wages and lead a hand-to-mouth existence.
Although higher studies is not a joke for such lower income groups, Rajitha managed to secure an MBA seat. She dreamt of landing a job in banking after completing her MBA degree. She was to appear for her final exams in April after which she could have landed a lucrative or at least a decent job. However fate willed otherwise.
On the dreadful day, Rajitha, accompanied by her friend went to Dilsukhnagar to buy some books. And unfortunately that visit turned out to be unlucky for her.
Rajitha lost one of her legs in Thursday's bombings and is now being treated at Yashoda Hospital.
Soon as the family's only beacon of light became handicapped, her family has plunged into a deep state of shock and depression. Rajitha too can't believe that she won't be able to realise her dreams and improve her family status. On the other hand, as with every parent, her mother is worried about Rajitha's marriage wondering if she would ever get a suitable groom for her daughter.
One good news is that Islamiya college, where Rajitha was pursuing her MBA course has come forward to help her realise her dreams. The college management is in talks with the Osmania University principal to allow Rajitha to write exams.
Will Rajitha realise her dreams? Will she able to support her family and improve their financial status? Watch this space for follow up stories.