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Say no injustice to disabled lots

Kokrajhar,Dec 3: Along with other parts of the globe, Kokrajhar observed the disabled day focussing that the disabled lots have been deprived of rights that made reservations in the government departments in the state due to non implementation of the mentioned facility and rights.

The occasion was observed at Choto Molandubi with daylong programme scheduled in Kokrajhar district on Sunday.
The day was organised by BTAD Disabled Welfrae Development NGO at Choto Molandubi in Kokrajhar to mark the celebration of wirld disability persons along with rest of the state. As part of the programme, Agwma Basumatary,president of the development NGO hoisted flag while Nandalal Choudhury,director of the NGO paid floral tribute to martyrs on the day.

Nandalal Choudhury,Director of BTAD Disabled Welfare Development NGO alleged that state government and concern departments have been tactically made subside of facility and rights of the disability peoples. He said the disabled persons are deprived from their various facilities and rights. He said the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 were not fully implemented depriving thousands of disabled people, he said.

 The leader demanded fully implementation of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, equal opportunity to the disabled persons, protection of rights and full participation in all departments as per the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995. He also demanded filling up of backlogs for the disabled in various departments within the BTAD. He said that disabled persons should get 3 percent reservation all government departments in the state,but till today they are yet to get single percent facility of which all are going opposite in its actuall stability,he said.

 

 R Bhattacharya,secretary of Kokrajhar district legal services authority graced as guest on the occasion with Agwma Basumatary,president of the Mancha in the chair.

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