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DPROM condemns discriminatory statements
Source: Chronicle News Service

Imphal, April 12 2024: Disable Peoples' Rights Organisation, Manipur (DPROM) has strongly condemned alleged discriminatory statements made by worker of a political party against the differently abled people.

In a press meet held at Thangjing Hall of Manipur Press Club here Friday, DPROM general secretary Sangthongbou Newmai recounted that during a live discussion on April 9, the said political worker, while mentioning the wrongdoings of the government, compared the same to a visually and hearing impaired person.

He continued that the statements have hurt the sentiments of differently-abled people and urged the authority concerned to take necessary action in this regard.

Appealing to all con rned to avoid making such comparisons in the future, he urged against discriminating differently abled people, adding that the differently-abled, despite their physical limitations, have the strength to work and contribute equally.


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