Earlier, the students had to prepare a letter and submit it to their respective departments at the university with required documents, educational qualification of their writer and photo identity card.
“While helping me cross the road, I don’t know if the stranger will put his or her hand on my waist, neck, hand or the plastic stick. Last month, I met with an accident while crossing the road and broke my watch. This happens often,” she said.
People walking in single files with hands on each others shoulders is a common sight near Vangani Railway Station in the mornings. But the village is uncommon. It has a healthy colony of visually impaired people who are self-reliant.