[AI] Committee to draft new disability law.

Vamshi. G gvamshiai at gmail.com
Thu May 6 09:24:41 EDT 2010


I second Rajesh sir's views.

Why wait for the draft to be made public and then put in efforts at
the 11th hour?

Let's try to reach the committee and it's members with views, demands,
suggestions etc. now itself.  I don't know how Mr. Suhas Karnik got
this news, but if it is public to all, then take this to the media now
itself along with our recommendations.  Let's write personal letters
to the persons concerned and sensitise them about the need of the

In a lighter note, we all know betting is there in IPL.  It got to
Access India also!!!  And most of the betting is done by the legal
In a more serious note, our learned friends have an idea about the
time frames required for amendments and inceptions of laws and hence
are giving us an idea about the practicality.  As a lay man, I thought
the new law would come into force in months.  Their betting has made
me think more realistically.  Thank you.

G. Vamshi
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>From darkness unto light

On 5/5/10, Suhas Karnik <suhasvkarnik at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear friends.
> The ministry of social justice and empowerment, government of Indiahas
> constituted a committee of experts to draft a new disability law which will
> replace the existing one.
> MSSudha Kaul shall be the chairperson. Other members are G. Syamala
> executive director of A.A.D.I. DR Bhushan Punani, executive director of
> Blind people's association,  MS Jayashree Ravindran of ability foundation
> Chennai, Shree Karna from Hydrabad, MS merry Baruva, MS Uma Tuli former
> chief disability commissioner, Shree Rajiv Raturi of Human rights law
> network New Delhi.
> MS Punam Natrajan and general Cardozo will be the members of this committee
> by virtue of their office, that is chairpersons of national trust and
> rehabilitation council of India respectively.
> Details awaited.
> Suhas Karnik.
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