Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers

March 8th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi government to consider relaxing rules for blind candidates appearing in job-oriented competitive examinations. A division bench of Justices T.S. Thakur and Aruna Suresh Friday asked the government to treat visually handicapped applicants with more sensitivity.

The court was hearing a public interest petition (PIL) filed by the Blind Persons Association of India seeking relaxation of procedures for visually challenged students appearing in various job-related examinations across the country.

It directed the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board to examine the association’s representative and also consider such applicants’ difficulties.

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