LAKHIMPUR: Wheelchairs were distributed to five differently-abled persons during a programme organized by the Lakhimpur district administration in association with the District Social Welfare Department here in Lakhimpur on Friday.
In the programme, Deputy Commissioner of Lakhimpur— Sumit Sattawan and Lakhimpur district unit BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) president— Phanidhar Baruah handed over the wheelchairs to five differently-abled persons of the district. The District Social Welfare Officer in charge — Mostafa Selim Ahmed monitored the programme.
"To help the differently-abled persons to live a prestigious life is the moral responsibility of all of us. People must change their mentality towards the differently-abled persons", said the District Social Welfare Officer-in charge while speaking in the programme.
District co-ordinator of Poshan Abhiyan— Bishnu Deva Sarmah and other officials of the District Social Welfare Department were among those who were present in the programme.