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This is a  continuation of the Supreme Court Judgment on accessibility, and  reproduces important paragraphs with respect to   the Court’s directions on accessibility for persons with blindness.  Case Title: RAJIVE RATURI V. UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS, WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 243 OF 2005, Decided on 1st January, 2017. Directions/Order 23) Vide order dated August 9, 2017, this Court sought the response of the respondents in respect of directions which are sought by the petitioner
India has a  long way to go before the country is considered as accessible for persons with  blindness and other disabilities. Some steps have been taken by the  Central Government and some State Governments after the enactment of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, and much  needs to be done. In a  2017  decision, the Supreme Court has nicely outlined the law with respect to accessibility and has laid down some guidelines and
Case Review - The Vision for Cure - Blind Persons Can Join Medicine Says Supreme Court of India
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
Roses - Short Stories - Cane Foundation


Posted by Antony Atini on  August 30, 2018
Category: Short Stories
Note: This is a realistic story for teenagers. It was submitted as part of the course on writing for young readers. Genre: Realistic Fiction She was the most beautiful girl in the class. Heads always turned when she entered the classroom. It was Valentine’s Day, and she held a red rose in her hand. Many of her suitors looked at her expectantly as she made her way through the benches. To their disappointment, she ignored

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