Real Life ‘Slumdog Millionaire’: Poor Boy From Slum Area Becomes First Scientist From Mumbai, To Join ISRO

Prathamesh Hirve

Slums of Mumbai have been famous, ever since they came into existence. Many a time, people who come out of these slums have also brought them in the news for wrong reasons. But 25 year old Prathamesh Hirve, who lived in Filter Pada slums of Mumbai, has achieved a distinctive feat, which has brought glory for the slums, as well as the city of Mumbai. Filter Pada slums are amongst the most heavily populated ones in Mumbai, where Prathamesh used to live in a small 10×10 house. Despite his humble…

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