Legal awareness programme conducted in Anantnag

 

Aman Malik

Anantnag, May 12: District Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Humanitarian Welfare Organisation Bijbehara organised legal awareness programme on prevention of child sexual abuse and a painting competition on the same topic. Secures of school children including a good number of differently abled children participated in the programme.
Hon’ble Justice Rajesh Bindal, Judge Hon’ble High court, who is also the Executive Chairman of J&K, State Legal Services Authority was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, he said that differently abled children are an integral part of our society and they should be treated accordingly. He added that we need to guide them properly and they will make wonders in all spheres of life. He applauded the efforts of Javid Ahmad Tak, the founder of Humanity Welfare Organisation for running a Special School for the differently abled children.
He added that all the schools have been sensitized that no differently abled student should be refused the admission. He reiterated that need of the hour is to properly aware and educate the children regarding the child sexual abuse, its repercussions and proper counselling of the victims. He further said that government has provided various facilities for the empowerment of the differently abled children and adults and laws governing the safeguard and empowerment of the differently abled persons, beside their reservation in government jobs.
Earlier Principal & Sessions Judge Anantnag, Mohammad Ashraf Malik welcomed the guests and apprised them about the efforts being done for the welfare of the specially abled children.
Secretary DLSA Anantnag, Raffia Khaki conducted the proceedings of the programme and detailed about the activities of the DLSA Anantnag regarding various social issues.
Member Secretary J&K State Legal Services Authority, Mohammad Akram Chowdhari, and founder Humanity welfare organisation also spoke on the occasion.
On the occasion, a painting competition and a cultural programme of differently abled children was also organised and participants were awarded with certificates and mementos, besides the stationary.
Earlier the Hon’ble Justice Rajesh Bindal, Judge Hon’ble High court were given guard of honour in presence of DC Anantnag and SSP Anantnag.