New Delhi, Dec. 27 (ANI): Addressing the 15th edition of the Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the nation to address the persons with disabilities as ‘divyaang’, meaning divine body, saying they are endowed with extraordinary power in certain other ways.
The Prime Minister also spoke about the recently launched Accessible India programme to make transport, hospitals, school buildings, parkings and lifts disabled friendly.
He also recounted a phone call by Ahmedabad resident Dilip Chauhan telling the Prime Minister how he celebrated Accessible India in his school.
The Prime Minister also took the opportunity launch a campaign for the upcoming Republic Day to espouse the people to think and write something about duties which are enshrined in the Constitution.
He asked students in schools and colleges and members of society to organise essay competitions, debates and poem recitals on duties of a citizen and also share their views through myGov.in website. (ANI)