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World White can awareness Day celebrated at Anantnag

Anantnag, October 16 (Scoop News)- World white can Day is being celebrated through out globe on 15 October. The objective behind the day is to show the importance of white can used by persons with visual disablities in order to attain independence. Humanity Welfare organisation HELPLine a non governmental organisation in collaboration with Azeem Premji Philinthropic Initiative Banglore organised an inclusive drawing competition at government degree college Anantnag.

Around 180 children from 20 villages of district Anantnag Pulwama and Kulgam participated in the drawing competition. Ulfat Jan was declared as best Artist. She secured 1st position. Shakir Farooq from Hugam Bijbehara secured 2nd position, while as rtiza Nisar a deaf and mute girl from Arwani secured 3rd position. Five more consolation prizes were given to the junior artists belonging to different areas of south Kashmir.

Earlier Syed Yasir KAS, Assistant commissioner (Revenue) Anantnag threw open the ceremony. He viewed all the paintings one by one while children were drawing their drawings. Syed yasir interacted with many children on the occassion. Speaking on occassion Assistant Commissioner Anantnag praised the working of Humaniyy welfare organisation Helpline. The organisation under the leadership of Javed Ahmad Tak work tirelessly for the empowerment of persons with disabilities, Syed Yasir added. He assured participants that district Administration will leave no stone unturned in the development of perwons with disabilities. A cricket match was played between cricketers facing visual disablities on the occasion. The match was very interesting as young persons facing blindness exposed their talent.

The spectators were very much impressed by the performances of the youth facing blindness. Amir Wagay from Kanhama shopion facing 75% visual disability was declared man of the match. In the validictory session Deputy Inspector general of police south Kashmir Range Shree Atul K Goel IPS was the Chief Guest on the occassion.

He said that independence and dignity of persons with disabilities is a key factor for the development of persons with disabilities. He assured that mobility and assistive devices will be given to needy children facing severe visual and other disabilities. In the concluding remarks Javed Ahmad Tak Honorary chairman Humanity welfare organisation thanked all participants, volunteers from UNICEF Kashmir, childline Anantnag team, staff members of Zaiba Aapa Institite of Inclusive Education Bijbehara for their support and making the event a grand success.

He explained the motive behind organising the world white Can day. He said that all participants are winners. Every person with blindness should use white can and move towards independence and attain dignity.

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