It’s hard to describe the feeling that love is. And if you believe in true love, the story of Saroj Sahoo and Pramodini Roul should not be missed.
Pramodini Roul, who her widowed mother lovingly calls Rani, suffered an acid attack at the age of 15. Her scorned admirer, who was a paramilitary soldier, threw acid on her face because she rejected his marriage proposal. The attack left her blind along with life-altering facial burns.
Rani has been undergoing various surgeries for the last few years. It was during one of her treatments that Rani met Saroj Kumar Sahoo, a friend of her nurse. One day, Saroj saw Rani’s mother’s crying and decided to extend his support to the mother-daughter duo. He would take her for physiotherapy and helped her deal with depression as well.
He even left his job so that he could visit Rani every day to look after her needs and boost her morale. With time and effort, Rani’s health improved and it was during this time that the relationship between Rani and Saroj grew deeper. While Rani was initially hesitant to get into a relationship, she couldn't refuse when he proposed her for marriage. Rani told Dailymail, “I feel very lucky to have him. He is very understanding and is always there for me. It always feels good to be loved and be assured of having a partner who loves and recognizes the goodness in you.”
Saroj and Rani have been living together for a year now and plan to get married soon. Rani is yet to undergo a few more reconstructive surgeries and is delighted to have a reason to live again. She said, “Saroj really treats me like a queen. He loves me like the way I am. He always encourages me to live life happily.”
Although Rani’s culprit roams free, we’re happy to know that Rani is all set to take on life with her lover and to-be husband. We wish you a happily ever after Rani and Saroj!
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