[AI] Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers

pamnani kanchanpamnani at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 9 21:34:27 EDT 2008

Does anybody have more details on this matter? What were the relaxations 
being sought? What really happened in Court? Where is the Petition and final 
Please share Kanchan
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From: "V. Balakrishnan" <vataran77 at verizon.net>
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Subject: [AI] Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers

> 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
> country.
> It directed the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board to examine the
> association's representative and also consider such applicants' 
> difficulties.
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