On 4th March 2018 sad news came in the afternoon that Javed Abidi the disability Activist is no more. It was a big jolt to the Disability sector of our country. Javed was not an ordinary person but man with vision and mission.
Javed Abidi was the Director of the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), and the Global Chair, Disabled People International (DPI), a world body with special consultative status to the United Nations.
He passed away at around 1.30 pm on, 4th March 2018. He was young, at 53 and initial reports indicate that he succumbed to a chest infection. He is survived by his mother, a younger brother and younger sister.
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