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Legendary Person
Mountain Man: Dasrath Manjhi

Dashrath Manjhi (c. 1934 – 17 August 2007), also known as "Mountain Man" was a poor labourer in Gehlaur village, near Gaya in Bihar, India, who carved a path 360 ft long, 30 ft wide and 25 ft high through a hillock using only a hammer and chisel. After 22 years of work, Dashrath shortened travel between the Atri and Wazirganj blocks of Gaya town from 55 km to 15 km
For his feat, Manjhi became popularly known as the 'Mountain Man'. The Bihar government also proposed his name for thePadma Shree award in 2006 in social service sector

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