Disabled community hails rights’ Bill passage in RS
Dr. Neeta Naik
Disabled community hails rights’ Bill passage in RS
The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill aimed at enhancing the rights of the disabled. Some of the points addressed in the bill are as follows -

- The number of disabilities has been expanded from seven to 21 and includes Autism, Parkinson's disease, Chronic neurological conditions, Thalassaemia, Haemophilia and Acid attack victims, among others.
- The Bill includes a provision for sign languages in television content.
- Private firms need to ensure that individual with disabilities are provided with barrier-free access in buildings and transport systems and that they do not face any discrimination in matters of employment.

The Lok Sabha is expected to pass the bill tomorrow if it is allowed to function.

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What r the rights for disable person plz send to dasharathgt96@gmail.com
Dec 15, 2016Like