Change is not always cushioned in comfort. But, it often strikes the inspiration to set higher goals. Badal saw a bunch of agonizing changes in his life, and that too at a very raw age. He faced the bitter battle for existence along with his three sisters after the demise of their parents. His 89-year-old grandmother was struggling to care for the children and was feeling stretched to the limit when thinking about their future. They saw some of the worst, threatening shades of poverty in their early childhood, making it extremely challenging to keep their lives afloat. Badal broke into tears while remembering their frosty nights spent at Kalkaji Temple, New Delhi.
No one can ever compensate for a family, but can only show ways to come out of that pain and stand tall to life’s challenges. Udayan Care did the same to Badal and his sisters. They were brought to Gurugram UdayanGhar when Badal was just four. Initially, he was scared and found it challenging to be away from his grandmother. The pure love and sincere care of Care Givers, mentors and his brothers helped growa sense of belongingness in Badal. He began adjusting to the new environment where he grew academically, mentally and physically.
Badal was born to shine and rise as a Taekwondo star. Mentors observed his competence for Taekwondo, and they further nurtured and strengthened him for national and international levels of the sport. Badal went on to winbig at National and International Taekwondo Championships. The 4th grade Blue belt at International Taekwondo Federation, a gold medal at 26th Delhi State ITF Taekwondo Championship, and two gold medals at 20th North East India Taekwondo Championship, Uttarakhand are just a few to mention.
Badal aspires to become a professional Taekwondo Instructor a He believes strongly that money can only take a person so far – it is grit that makes the difference between failure and success.