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The word 'insensitive' doesn't cut it.
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In my previous post, I wrote about the many challenges, frustrations and humiliations that we, the disabled population of India, face. But we are not the only ones who are victims of insensitivity. Our spouses and children also have to tolerate humiliating situations on a regular basis. You will be shocked, annoyed and even amused when I tell you about the questions they have to field every day. Their answers, though, rock!
It has been a while since anyone has had a majority government in our country -- it is something that I think of as an immense power. I was waiting for any party to get the power to decisively do things for my country and for people like me. By people like me, I mean the differently-abled of our great country, well over 26 million according to the 2011 census data, perhaps more.