Gujarat: Minds needing care feel at home

Published on June 20, 2021 Father's Day AHMEDABAD: Anand Dham at Adroda near Bavla today houses 60 persons – 45 men and 15 women of different ages. It’s not any colony though – it’s Gujarat’s first abode for the adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The philanthropic initiative is the dream project of two city-based … Continue reading Gujarat: Minds needing care feel at home

Blind couple navigated life for 24 years, she saw death looming

Published on May 16, 2021 Part of Stories Behind Stats series Lalubhai with daughter Nishtha & wife Neela who died of Covid AHMEDABAD: Twenty-four years, two months, and eleven days — Labhubhai Sonani, a resident of Bhavnagar and a person with visual impairment, did not need a second to recall how long he had been … Continue reading Blind couple navigated life for 24 years, she saw death looming

BPA gets honour for making polls inclusive

Published on January 26, 2020 AHMEDABAD: In the 2019 general election, about 60,000 persons with disabilities (PwD) from Gujarat voted in the festival of democracy. According to experts, this was one of the highest turnouts for PwDs, largely due to several initiatives that made voting booths accessible to wheelchairs and facilitated transport at several places. … Continue reading BPA gets honour for making polls inclusive