PM: People With Disabilities Are 'Heroes'!

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted disabled persons and hailed them as “heroes”. His tweet from his personal account read, 'Let us all work together to create a world where persons with disabilities can scale new heights of success without any obstacles.'

Adding further he wrote, 'Today is a day to pledge our commitment towards our unwavering support to persons with disabilities and ensuring equal opportunities for them'.

He also praised the indomitable spirit of those with disabilities and the urged people to work together to create a better world for them. The day has been observed since 1992 to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for disabled peoples’ dignity and rights.