The writer is secretary, National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled, in Delhi.
Unfortunately, despite the stellar performance of disabled athletes at international events, little has changed at the grass roots in India
Muralidharan writes: Apart from its coercive approach to population control, it plays into the widely prevalent notion of the disabled as a burden.
Draft NEP labels disabled as ‘divyang’ and considers its duty is over.
GST on aids, appliances for disabled points to government’s misplaced priorities
Draft rules for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act go against its spirit
New disabilities bill draws on the language of justice, improves on the current act.