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International Mother's Day 2019: Here's why Rajlakshmi Borthakur invented epilepsy gloves

Updated : May 09, 2019 01:32 PM IST

Rajlakshmi Borthakur's son was born with epilepsy and had to be taken to the hospital every time he had an attack. This kept her worried, as she thought of the time when she would fail to take her son to the hospital. 

Despite being a student of arts, a caring mother taught herself electronics and designed a smart glove that could predict epileptic seizures. 

This Mother's Day, watch the story of Borthakur who gave a new meaning to the phrase, "Necessity is the mother of innovation."
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