For students at the Government School for the Visually Impaired in Thiruvananthapuram, Baby Girija is a leading light who endeavours to blot out the darkness of ignorance in their lives
High-school student Suraj Krishna cheerfully and meticulously spells out Braille codes for all the Malayalam characters he has learnt so far to his teacher Baby Girija. As he finishes his recital, the teacher gives him a warm pat on his back. “He joined us only three months ago. He’s a quick learner,” Baby says with a smile.