Jiya Rai, is the daughter of a naval sailor, Madan Rai. She has created history as she swam to the Gateway of India. She covered a distance of 36 km in hours and 40 minutes.
Rai, swam across the Arabian Sea and her intension behind this brilliant act was to raise awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
She definitely has become an inspiration for all the differently abled people around the world and for all of us. She has set an example for all of us to not believe that the ‘sky is the limit’.