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Gwalior is a disabled friendly city: President Kovind

Statesman News Service | Bhopal |

President Ram Nath Kovind visited a camp for ‘Divyang’ (disabled) persons organised by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh today and declared Gwalior a ‘Disabled Friendly City’.

While addressing the gathering, Kovind said that ‘Divyang’ people had immense talent and they just needed some help to show their caliber to the world.

He specially lauded those ‘Divyang’ persons who had not only achieved success in life but also had now become job-givers to other people.

He pointed out that many ‘Divyang’ persons had today become idols for the whole society and had turned themselves into exemplary examples of success and achievement.

Later, the President also delivered the fourth Dr Rammanohar Lohia lecture at ITM University in Gwalior. Speaking during the lecture, President Kovind said that Dr Lohia was in favour of land reform for the uplift of the lives of poor.

The President added that Dr Lohia also advocated for social and economic equality in the country

MP Governor Anandiben Patel, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other state ministers also graced the occassion.