Beaches, especially the Shanghumukham beach, used to be the all-time favourite spot for 34-year-old Ashla Rani, a volunteer for Pallium India, Trivandrum. But an accident that happened six years ago left her permanently disabled and confined to a wheelchair.
The quadriplegic had to give up her passion for beaches as no beach in the State is disabled-friendly. Not for long, though. Access to Kerala’s fabled beaches will no longer be a dream for the differently-abled like Ashla, as the state Tourism Department has come out with a declared policy to initiate barrier-free tourism in the state.
Source : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/now-disabled-people-can-experience-enjoy-all-tourist-spaces-facilities-in-kerala/articleshow/59036731.cms