Q.2 What are the various rights and entitlements granted to persons with disabilities under the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016? Also examine the significance of the Draft Accessibility Standards/Guidelines recently released by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for built infrastructure under its purview. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/for-disabled-citizens-to-have-the-police-they-deserve/article37980982.ece In the intro, mention that the Act fulfills the obligations to the United National Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), to which India is a signatory. In the body mention various rights and entitlement under the Act such as reservations in higher education and government jobs, responsibilities of the … Continue reading Q.2 What are the various rights and entitlements granted to persons with disabilities under the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016? Also examine the significance of the Draft Accessibility Standards/Guidelines recently released by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for built infrastructure under its purview. (10 Marks)