No country for the disabled: Why almost half of Indians with special needs are illiterate


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In a message at the launch of the government’s Accessible India Campaign in December 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the term “divyaang”–which translates into “divine body”–for persons with disability, instead of the usual “viklaang”, or handicapped. He said persons with disability are divinely blessed with “extra gifts”.
In a message at the launch of the government’s Accessible India Campaign in December 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the term “divyaang”–which translates into “divine body”–for persons with disability, instead of the usual “viklaang”, or handicapped. He said persons with disability are divinely blessed with “extra gifts”.

Source : http://www.firstpost.com/india/no-country-for-the-disabled-why-almost-half-of-indians-with-special-needs-are-illiterate-3368166.html

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