Int’l day of Disability persons observed in Anantnag | KNO

Int’l day of Disability persons observed in Anantnag | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Anantnag, December 03 (KNO) : Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality world Disability day was on Monday observed by ADP (Anantnag disability persons) in Town hall Anantnag. Speaking on the occasion, chief patron of the union Dr Rafiq Ahmad Kochak said that as the world celebrates the International Day for people with disabilities, in Kashmir, inclusion of the disabled in all fields remains a challenge. While the world has taken giant steps towards inclusion, Valley still has a lot of work to do. “We should promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society, and to increase awareness about persons with disabilities belonging to political, social, economic and cultural spheres of life,” he added.On the occasion, ADDC Anantnag Reyaz Ahmad Sofi was the chief guest and other District officials were also participate the occasion include Sub Judge secretary DLSA Rafia Khaki, DSWO Anantnag Dr Farhat, MC Anantnag Chairman Mr Hilal, and others. While speaking on the occasion, ADDC Anantnag said that ramps are being built in various important places besides the matter of reservation for disabled persons in buses is also being taken up with the concerned authorities. He added that Govt had taken more initiatives for the welfare and rehabilitation of physically challenged people so that they can also lead a dignified life. “They have equal right to live and progress in the society and this can be possible with the support of all sections,” he added.(KNO)