Thaawar Chand Gehlot inaugurates 1st International Film Festival for Persons with Disabilities
INVC NEWS New Delhi, Thaawar Chand Gehlot inaugurated 1st International Film Festival for Persons with Disabilities at Siri Fort Auditorium today. The film festival started with the screening of the film Yellow. Yellow is a Marathi film directed by Mahesh Limaye. It explores a mother daughter relationship and developmental disability and behaviour of a child. Film Festival will be held at Siri Fort Auditorium from Dec 1 – 3, 2015. Speaking on the occasion of the film festival Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot said that this film festival is for creating awareness about the different needs of the persons with disabilities. He also told that his Government is taking several initiatives for empowering people with disabilities. One such initiative is Accessible India Campaign which will be launched by the Prime Minister on Dec 3 at Vigyan Bhawan. This Campaign intends to create a disabled friendly public infrastructure in 50 most important cities to bring the people with disabilities into the mainstream.