Physically challenged persons have shown strong discontentment over the rejection of their request to participate the March Past parade of the republic day celebration
The Disabled Development Association in a press statement released said as the differently abled persons want to overcome the stigma approached the director of the Social Welfare Department and seek to make necessary arrangement to enlist them among the contingents of the state republic day celebration parade.
The disabled bodied representatives waited till one our ahead of the full rehearsal of the parade and they were informed that they could not participate in the parade. We cannot tolerate such discrimination towards us, added the statement of the association.
The association has submitted a memorandum to the state authority in connection to the episode.