A biography written on the life of Dr Sanduk Ruit “The Barefoot Surgeon” by Ali Gripper will be translated in the Nepali language. The eye surgeon, known to to have restored the sight of over 100,000 people is the recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award considered to be the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize. Dr Ruit also received the Padma Shri honour by the Government of India in 2018 which is the fourth highest civilian award in the country.
The biography by Ali Gripper was published in 2018. Gripper’s book will be translated in Nepali litterateur by Khagendra Sangraula and prepared for release in the country by September 28. Talking about the book, Dr Ruit shared “I’m extremely pleased that the English version of my biography is being translated into Nepali. If this book will inspire someone to do charity, I will feel that my life is meaningful.”
The book will be released by Fine Print in Nepal at a cost of Nrs 550. Super stoked to learn that there’s more books in Nepali for people to read and take inspiration from. I hope the English and Nepali version of his books make it to the libraries across the country.