On the occasion of International White cane Day, 15th October 2018, awareness programme was held at Hyderabad by Govt. of Telengana in association with Brahma Kumaris. Near about 1500 person participated in this programme. A rally was taken out, where all the participants blind folded with black cotton cloth and carrying white sticks walked for 1.5 KM on the arterial Road .The rally ended at national Academy of Construction, Madhapur ,Hyderabad. The Chief Guest, Smt. Shailaja, IAS, Commissioner, inaugurated the Divyang Stall with other Dignitaries. Brother Suryamani, National Coordinator for Divyang Seva, Mount Abu, HQ of Brahma Kumaris explained the services rendered by the organization for social upliftment and Spiritual empowerment of differently abled person, specifically Hearing and Visually impaired persons. All the dignitaries along with 1500 participants visited the Divyang Stall where among other highlights of seva, devices developed for communication was displayed. They were made aware of our dedicated service extended to differently abled persons. The dignitaries expressed their views to the media before the august gathering. All others conveyed their good wishes and thanked for the efforts made by the Brahma Kumaris for differently abled persons.
Brother Alexey Talai differently able inspirational speaker from Russia was the Guest of Honour motivated the gathering by saying – we may have differently abled body but we are the same Soul and son of the same Supreme Soul. Some part of the body may not function but apart from that we can do whatever we want. Disability will never be a barrier in the path of progress.
At the end everybody celebrated Bathukamma festival which signifies the tradition and ethics of Telengana and to unite together to make the society better. The differently abled persons also participated in the dance performed by participants from 21 Countries and enjoyed the festival. It gives them much needed moral support and they feel they can do anything.
A clear message goes to the World that Brahma Kumaris are with the differently abled person and with their dedicated service enable them to meet the challenges of life as well as to be self- sufficient to lead a life with self dignity.