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The Vision for Cure – Blind Persons Can Join Medicine Says Supreme Court of India

Posted in Case Review, and Disability Support

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court of India held that a person with blindness cannot be rejected admission to the Bachelors Program in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) because of his low vision. PURSWANI ASHUTOSH, an aspiring medical doctor, approached the Supreme Court after he was denied admission by the Medical Council of India based on his visual disability, which exceeded forty percent, and therefore, was a bench mark disability under the Rights of Persons…