Meet the Delhi Man Fighting To Get Indian Sign Language Officially Recognised

Earlier this month, the Delhi High Court agreed to list a PIL filed by 31-year-old disability rights activist Nipun Malhotra, seeking the official recognition of Indian Sign Language (ISL), for hearing.
For India’s Deaf community, this is one step closer towards having their only method of real-time communication officially recognised by the Indian state. The ball is now in the court of the Central government, and other agencies mandated to address their concerns, with the Delhi High Court issuing notices to them seeking answers.

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