In an effort to bring back the war disabled paramilitary personnel to the mainstream life, the Indian Tibet Border Police (ITBP) organised a first ever five day sports training camp for the war-disabled personnel who are confined to their homes.The training camp was organised with a Hyderabad based NGO. NGO Aditya Mehta Foundation trained differently amputees and differently-abled people in swimming, wheel chair badminton , lawn tennis and cycling.TURNING THEIR WEAKNESS TO STRENGTH The camp which concluded on Monday attracted a total 111 participants including 54 from BSF, 32 from CRPF, 17 from ITBP and eight civilians. The training was imparted by the coaches sponsored by ITBP, BSF and CRPF with the help of a NGO Aditya Foundation. ‘Turning your Weakness to strength’ was the motto of the camp.The training was imparted by the coaches sponsored by ITBP, BSF and CRPF. Among the disabled soldiers who got training here is Sunil Kumar Yadav of 160 Battalion, BSF Kolkata who hails from Haryana and lost his left arm, is also knee amputee and without two fingers of right hand in a road accident when he was on duty in Tripura.”This session motivated and encouraged me to move out of my trauma and see brighter side of life. I want to get more training in future to play the games,” Sunil Kumar Yadav said.KaiGou Lal of STC BSF Chrachandpur, Manipur, lost his limb on duty in a train accident while saving the life of his friend. He cycled first time with his prosthetic limb in this camp which has encouraged him to take up sports as a career in future.advertisementCIVILIANS ALSO PARTICIPATED The sole aim of this training camp was to encourage these personnel to forget trauma and to encourage them to play games. While 48 personnel learned swimming, 32 badminton, 45 cycling and seven learned Tennis during the camp. This also includes civilians.”The sole aim of this training camp was to encourage these personnel to forget trauma and to encourage them to play games. Efforts will be made to provide these facilities to them in future so that they maintain the level achieved during this camp,” Additional Director General (ADG), Border Security Force(BSF), AP Maheswari said.