Introducing Nidhi Goyal, India’s first blind stand-up comedian

Growing up, Nidhi Goyal loved painting and wanted to be a portrait artist but being diagnosed with a degenerative eye disorder at 15 came as a big blow to her dream. Fifteen years down the line, she is a blind activist working for gender justice and the rights of the disabled.
Two years ago, Nidhi also took up stand-up comedy, becoming India’s first blind comedian, trying to break the silence on topics of relationship and sexuality with reference to disabled people. In an interview with UN India, she said.

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