Pratima from Jabalpur had low vision since birth.
35-year-old Savitri Devi from Rajgir, Bihar has orthopaedic disability.
19-year-old Sarita is visually impaired and belongs to Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh.
Gender and disability: A perspective from India
Second Visit to Brussels by DPOs supported by Sightsavers
On Monday 10th June, Sightsavers India is launching a petition calling for disability rights to be upheld by the United Nations and its member states.
28-year-old Debki hails from the Dumka District of Jharkhand. Debki has orthopedic disability and stays with her parents and three siblings in the Dumka district of Jharkhand.
Sightsavers India is playing a pivotal role in this initiative to ensure people with disability are not left behind to exercise their voting rights.
32-year-old Rajesh from Majhuli district in Jabalpur faced a similar problem as he had low vision. With a wife and two daughters, Rajesh was finding it difficult to fulfill the basic requirements of the family.
On National Voters Day, let us revisit how the largest democracy in the world is moving towards making elections inclusive.
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