Artist duo ‘Maha Jodi’ backs call for disabled-friendly structures

Artist duo Maha jodi

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Artist duo Madan Krishna Shrestha and Haribansa Acharya called for equal access and participation of with disabilities in every structure of the state.

Inaugurating the Disability-friendly information and resource center established by the Nepal Disabled Human Rights Centre (DHRC) in Gongobu on Wednesday, Maha jodi urged that disabled-friendly structures should be built in public places like schools, government offices, roads and other locations in the society.

Under-secretary at the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Dorendra Niroula said the Ministry has been giving special importance to the disability sector, and would continue to give priority in the days ahead.

The DHRC was founded in 2000 by a group of young disabled persons who first raised the issue of disability human rights and public interest litigation in Nepal. RSS