Charter of Rights


Charter of Rights of Citizens with Disabilities ( abridged version)

  • Declared by the Office of the Commissioner for Disabilities, Karnataka.

     Rights granted to citizens with disability will not be affected by factors of sex, race, language, wealth, birth and other prejudicial factors.

     Right to human dignity and the same fundamental rights to their fellow citizens of the same age who are not disabled.

     Right against abusive, exploitative and degrading treatment.

     Right to information regarding policies and programs relating to disability.

     If proceedings are instituted against them, right to demand that their physical and mental condition be fully taken into account in legal procedure.

     Right to demand the removal of discriminatory legal provisions, if any.

     Right to a barrier-free environment.

     Right to corruption-free services.

     Right to redressal of their grievances.

     

Mr. K.S.Rajanna

State Commissioner for Disabilities

Govt. of Karnataka

 

Sri.R.Indresh

Under Secretry

O/o the Commissioner for Disabilities

Govt. of Karnataka

India is one of the signatories of the proclamation passed during the meeting of the economic and social commission for Asia and Pacific held in Beijing on 1st December 1992. The Indian Parliament considered it necessary to honor the proclamation by enacting the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act 1995.

LEGAL CELL

LEGAL CELL FOR CONSULTATION AND SERVICES TO THE DISABLED