Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre celebrated the ‘Sign Language Day’ under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav in New Delhi

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Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre, an autonomous body under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, celebrated the ‘Sign Language Day’ under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav in New Delhi today.
During the celebration, President Droupadi Murmu through a video message expressed happiness and proud that entire world is adopting the Indian notion of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam and it can be seen through the celebration of Sign language day throughout the world.
In her address in the event, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Pratima Bhoumik said that Persons with Disabilities are an integral part of the society and to provide them full accessibility is the utmost priority of the government.
She said, government is making continuous efforts to ensure the empowerment and mainstreaming of Persons with Disabilities to make an inclusive society.
Our Correspondent reports that the objective of the Sign Language Day celebration is to sensitize the general public about the importance of Indian Sign Language in the lives of persons with hearing disabilities.
Theme of this year’s Sign Language Day’ is ‘Sign Languages Unite Us.’ Around three thousand 200 organizations or institutions were roped in for celebrating the Sign Language Day across the country.

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