Disabled persons protest in front of railway stations

Members of the Tamil Nadu Association for the Rights of All Types of Differently Abled & Caregivers (TARATDAC) staged protests at 32 railway stations across the State on Tuesday, with a number of demands. General secretary of TARATDAC, S. Nambu Rajan, said over 1,000 persons with disabilities took part in the struggle. Among their demands… Read More Disabled persons protest in front of railway stations

Visually-impaired students struggle to find scribes to write exams

With only a few days left for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations to begin, hundreds of visually-impaired students in the Capital are struggling to find scribes to write papers on their behalf. Last year, when 31-year-old, Ankul Tomar had decided to continue his studies after a gap of 18 years, he did… Read More Visually-impaired students struggle to find scribes to write exams

Dear States, End Your Cruel Apathy And Give The Disabled Their Legal Due!

When Parliament enacted the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016, it was seen as a landmark piece of legislation which established a paradigm shift in how the Indian polity understood and thought about disabilities.From a mere concern for social welfare, it became an issue of human rights, and our lawmakers passed appropriate legislation to… Read More Dear States, End Your Cruel Apathy And Give The Disabled Their Legal Due!