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IN People ON 17 Oct, 2016
Video Volunteers is an International media company which empowers the unheard communities of the world. Amol Lalzare is a community correspondent belongs to the marginalized community of Mumbai, India.
He made a video on the unreported story of a Mumbai teenager who builds car from scratch with the help of YouTube videos. Prem Thakur proved that car is not a luxury item with his amazing invention.
Let's check out the untold story of this talented guy.
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The talented boy from suburban streets of Navi Mumbai builds car from the scratch for himself.
Despite of lack of monetary resources and without any technical background, Prem succeeded in his aim of making a buggy car.
He explained, "I have built this buggy from scratch, using an old sedan's engine. In four months' time, I wielded the car from the chassis up and painted it all by myself."
The car built from a second hand Hyundai Accent has cool side blinkers and a music system with USB port.
Prem's dad is a rickshaw driver who earns daily income of Rs. 500-600 ($ 7 – $9) and dreams of making bright future for his son.
The teenage guy explained, "My father got me a computer when I was 12. Since then I have used the internet to learn all sorts of things, including a Buggy Car."
Prem stated, "Had it not been my family and the internet connection, I couldn't possibly have built this car."
The family's investment in Prem's dream seems to be great.
When Prem entered the streets of Navi Mumbai in his buggy car, people were unable to keep their eyes off it.
Prem smiled proudly on seeing the reaction of people to his groundbreaking invention.
He also aspires to become an automobile engineer.
Youngsters like Prem can actually bring revolution in the sphere of extraordinary inventions.
If a person can build car from scratch, then there is surely more to come in this list. Can you also think and make any such thing from scratch? Let me know your views in the comments.
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