New Delhi, April 25: A documentary photo exhibition “The Paths We Walk” was kicked off on Monday which was organized by The National Trust under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in collaboration with Society for Child Development at New Delhi.Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot inaugurated the exhibition where the Divyangjan artists presented their creative artworks for the guests. Addressing on the occasion, Thaawarchand Gehlot praised the creative artworks of the persons with disabilities and said that we should help them to showcase their hidden talents. He said that the National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation (NHFDC) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has many schemes for the Divyangjans.
Ramdas Athawale, Minister of State for Social Justice and Employment graced the occasion as Guest of Honour. The Divyangjan artists presented their creative artworks to the guests on the occasion.
Thawarchand Gehlot also applauded the dedication and efforts of the parents of these Divyangjans in making them become responsible persons. He wished all the participants grand success in their life ahead.
Ramdas Athawale in his address said the Divyangjans can also play a creative role and no discrimination should be made to them. The Documentary Photo Exhibition is intended to tackle negative myths of disability and employment of persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability and Multiple Disabilities. The photo exhibition is just a glimpse of the vast capabilities of persons with disabilities. It has been a joint collaborative effort of NGOs working for the welfare of persons with disabilities.