Tek bahadur joined New SADLE in the year 1991 while he was infected with leprosy at the age of 14 years. However, due to unawareness, he started getting treatment only at the age of 16 and took medicine for 3 years. His face, fingers and toes are heavily damaged by the disease. He got operated to straighten his fingers and toes. He also underwent surgery in his eyes.
At present, he works in the bags section at New SADLE and is happy to work here. He also owns a house in the land provided by New SADLE.
He got married and has two daughters from his first wife. However, his first wife left him and now lives with his second wife.