A nine-year-old boy, Carlo Migel Silvano, who has been fitted with a prosthetic leg, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and expressed his desire to become a policeman.
Silvano, who is from Bulacan province of the Philippines, is one of thousands of Filipinos fitted with the ‘Jaipur Foot’, a rubber-based prosthetic leg for people with below-knee amputations. Carlo showed Modi how his Jaipur Foot is helping him move. The meeting between Modi and the 9-year-old took place at the Mahaveer Philippine Foundation Inc in Manila.
Carlo told the PM he wants to be a policeman. Modi tweeted, “I want to be a policeman” my young friend told me. Glad to see the Jaipur Foot giving wings to the aspirations of many youngsters like him.”