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    New Delhi (Sputnik): According to Census 2011 (2016 updated), the majority or 69 per cent of the disabled population resided in rural areas (1.86 Cr disabled persons in rural areas and 0.81 Cr in urban areas). The differently-abled comprise nearly 2.21 per cent of the 1.37-billion populations in India.

    A video clip of a differently-abled boy playing cricket with other kids, despite his lower body being paralysed, is drawing a lot of attention on social media and evoking emotional reactions by the Twitterati.

    A lot of people are overwhelmed to see how the little boy is trying to play cricket with zeal, without any discounts for his physical condition.

    The video shows the boy playing cricket (batting) with kids of his age. His exceptional effort in running between the wickets and zeal for life was appreciated on the social media platform.

    Indian Forest Service Officer Sudha Raman tweeted the video and said that it left her speechless.

    ​More than the kid, netizens are celebrating the other children in the playground who have “treated him as an equal” despite his evident disability.

    ​While some lauded the specially-abled kid’s courage, his sportsman spirit and positivity for life, others even offered to extended help if needed.

    ​The video has garnered 1.3K tweets and 3.4k likes and was viewed over 45k times.

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