This man from Hyderabad is India’s shortest person ever to get a driving licence

A 42-year-old man from Hyderabad has grow to be India’s shortest person to earn a driving licence. Gattipally Shivpal, who stands about three ft, has crushed all odds to get the licence from Karimnagar district in Telangana.

Shivpal has been nominated for the Limca guide of data for his achievement of changing into the shortest man to earn a driving licence in India.

“People used to tease me because of my height and today I am nominated for The Limca book of records and many others. Many short people are contacting me for driving training,” Shivpal was quoted by information company ANI.

Shivpal shared his journey to grow to be India’s shortest man to earn a driving licence. He stated a video uploaded by a man from US on web helped him perceive the modifications he required in a automobile to make it drivable for a person of his top. The modifications he made to his automobile is to elevate the seat and different gear up to his top. Later, Shivpal took assist from one in all his pals to find out how to drive.

Getting a driving licence was additionally no wanting a wrestle for Shivpal. The transport division had sure pointers for top which stopped him from getting a licence. After interesting to the authorities, Shivpal obtained a learner’s license for 3 months after which acquired a everlasting license submit a driving take a look at with an official sitting beside him.

Shivpal now plans to begin a driving faculty subsequent year for bodily handicapped individuals. He is at present working at a non-public agency. His journey has been of a wrestle which additionally prolonged to his travelling too. With no licence, Shivpal couldn’t afford a automobile of his personal. He had to depend on public transport to transfer round.

“To commute, whenever I booked cabs, they used to cancel the ride. When I used to go out with my wife, people passed bad comments. That’s when I decided to own a car and ride it,” Shivpal stated. “Everybody has some fault in them, but finding your hidden talents and achieving them is what matters,” he added.

(With inputs from ANI)

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