[AI] Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers

V. Balakrishnan vataran77 at verizon.net
Sat Mar 8 10:11:41 EST 2008

Dear list members,

This is encouraging news from the Delhi court.

V. Balakrishnan

Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers
Indo Asian News Service
Sat, Mar 8 07:16 PM

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi 
government to
consider relaxing rules for blind candidates appearing in job-oriented
competitive examinations.
A division bench of Justices T.S. Thakur and Aruna Suresh Friday asked the
government to treat visually handicapped applicants with more sensitivity.
The court was hearing a public interest petition (PIL) filed by the Blind
Persons Association of India seeking relaxation of procedures for visually
challenged students appearing in various job-related examinations across the
It directed the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board to examine the
association's representative and also consider such applicants' difficulties.

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