Pleas for a disabled-friendly capital city go unheard
| Wednesday | 4th December, 2019
“School authorities were concerned if they would lose out on other admissions if a differently-abled was admitted,” Ashla says.
Even when the government implements initiatives to make the city disabled-friendly, government offices, railway stations and public transport remain inaccessible.
Citing the pathetic situation of the ramps at various places for the differently-abled people, Ashla says: “Ramps are built unscientifically.
A small step in itself is a barrier for wheelchairs.” She urges the government to consult experts before constructing ramps.
It will be challenging to use a wheelchair with the current unfriendly city infrastructure.”Offices, buses inaccessibleEven when the government implements initiatives to make the city disabled-friendly, government offices, railway stations and public transport continue to remain inaccessible
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