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Tag: Narendra Modi

Disability and terms used

I have been following a hot discussion on social networks about terms used to mention “disability” of a person. In the recent speech of Mann Ki beat by Shri. Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, he has appealed country to call people with disabilities as “DIVYANG”; which means a person with divine abilities and this has triggered community of people with disabilities to think through. For several years there are words used like Blind, Visually Handicapped, Physically Handicapped, Deaf and Dumb, Mentally rEtarded, Mentally Handicapped etc., and there wasn’t much of a problem though term sounds a bit rude.…

Indian Elections – a few thoughts

This is for the first time, I have been carefully watching Indian Elections (Thanks to Kiran Kaja) and I’m really excited for the new government under the leadership of Narendra Modi. A big Congratulations to Mr. Mode and team. Also, congratulations to Mr. Chandra Babu Naidu and team of Telugu Desam Party for their victory in Andhra Pradesh.. Mr. Modi Ji, people across the country have been very hopeful and built a huge trust on your leadership so please keep up good efforts and bring in a massive change in the country. Do the right thing and have “people first”…