Mangaluru: Asha Jyoti Forum for the challenged and their parents held a press meet at the Press Club Urwa here, on January 13.
Addressing the mediapersons, Social Worker Savitri Nayak said, “Asha Jyothi, a forum for the challenged and their parents will organise ‘Vishishtarigagi Vishishta Mela’, an exhibition for the specially abled children at Canara High School on January 17 at 9 AM.”
“Variety of games, art and other works by the specially abled students will be displayed at the special programme. Free lunch, snacks and beverages will be served to all. More than 1300 students will participate in this programme. The objective of the programme is to bring equality between the specially abled and others. The forum will also help the disabled to get the physically handicapped identity card from the Government. Celebrities from Tulu Film Industry will also participate in the programme,” she added.
B Srinivas Rao President of the forum, V Muralidhar Naik Secretary, K Vishwanath Pai Treasurer and others were also present at the press meet.