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Vijay Barse

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Bio/Wiki
Real Name Vijay Barse
Profession(s) Social Worker, Teacher
Famous For Being the founder of the NGO, Slum Soccer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 177 cm
in meters– 1.77 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 85 kg
in pounds– 185 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1945
Age (as in 2018) 73 Years
Birthplace Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Family
Wife/Spouse Rachana Barse
Children Sons
• Priyesh Barse
• Abhijit Barse (Social Worker, Entrepreneur)

Daughter– None

Parents Names Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Barse

  • He is a retired sports professor from the Hislop College in Nagpur with 36 years of service.
  • One day he saw some slum children playing football with a small bucket, he noticed that the time they were indulged in the sports, they were away from all the malice activities. He with some of his colleagues planned to organize a tournament and make more slum children take part in it.
  • In 2001, he founded slum soccer and organized a tournament in Nagpur. 128 teams participated in the tournament.
  • He recieved 18 Lakh after his retirement from which he bought land about 9 km from Nagpur and built an academy of football for the underprivileged.
  • His son, Abhijeet in an interview revealed that his father has also worked for the Indo-Pak peace and has also organized motorcycle expeditions to the border to talk peace. Barse also has worked for improving the green cover by promoting tree plantation.
  • In 2006, Abhijeet left his job in the U.S.A and came to India to support his father in his movement of upliftment of the slum dwellers.
  • In 2007, he took the team to the international level when the Indian Homeless team was selected for the Homeless World Cup.
  • In 2012, he was bestowed with the Real Hero Award and was given by Sachin Tendulkar.

    Vijay Barse receiving Hero Award from Sachin Tendulkar

  • In 2014, he featured in the first episode of the Satyamev Jayate Season 3, hosted by Aamir Khan.
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