As I informed earlier, among us are 8 Wheelchair users, and one person with visual impairment and rest of us are persons with orthopedic impairments, using crutches etc. 4 persons with disabilities had joined us from Maharashtra among whom are three with orthopedic impairments and one with visual impairment. After reaching few of the volunteers who are travelling with us first left the to make … Continue reading Golden Temple, Amritsar: Positive Experience towards Accessible Tourism
Our train Akal Takht Express reached Amritsar at around 6 pm in the evening of 30th August, 2018. We all came out of the railway station, and took several autos to reach Golden Temple where we also planned to stay in guest house within the premise. Access Check: Amritsar railway station had lift as well as ramp along with tactile markings on pathways. Overall the … Continue reading Day 2: Amritsar Railway Station
Today, 29th August we began our first leg of journey towards our ambitious attempt to pursue fun filled and leisurely travel with a purpose to create awareness among few tourism authorities on the way. Group photo of VAM accessible tourism team before boarding train The regional media also turned up to encourage and support the manch activists. Continue reading Day 1: The Journey Begins
Our team of 20 persons with disabilities supported by 10 volunteers are planning a trip to Amritsar, Jammu and eventually culminating at Vaishno Devi mandir. More than 8 members are wheelchair users. Tomorrow there is a flag off ceremony from Patna Junction in which our well wishers, Mr. Nitin Kumar, Dr. Diwakar Tejasvi, Dr. Niraj, Amit Chandra, Dhananjay Kr and others will be present during … Continue reading Viklang Adhikar Manch: Campaign for Accessible Tourism 29th August to 4th September
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