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BARPETA, April 13 � Batpeta district Physically Handicapped Association in collaboration with Tapoban, an organisation based at Pathshala in Barpeta district distributed several tools and aid for the physically challenged persons on April 9 last.

A special meeting was organised at the office of the district association at Gandhi Nagar here which was presided over by Kumud Kalita, director of Tapoban. Deputy Commissioner of Barpeta, Varnali Deka attended the meeting as the chief guest and inaugurated the distribution ceremony. In her speech, the Deputy Commissioner stated that with the advancement of science and technology, the physically challenged persons nowadays are on par with any other people and expressed the hope that the materials given to them will help in their day-to-day activities. She urged the physically challenged persons and their family members not to lose heart at the misfortunes and informed that the Government has launched a number of schemes for the well being of such persons.

Altogether 154 tricycles, 87 wheel chairs, 30 blind sticks, 68 hearing aids and some other materials were distributed among the people depending upon their demands. The Joint Director of Health, Barpeta, District Social Welfare officer and a host of other persons attended the meeting.

Painting of buildings: The chairperson of the Barpeta Municipality Board has ordered the painting of all commercial buildings of the municipality area. The order was issued following the directives of the Deputy Commissioner of the district.

An order signed by the chairperson of the municipality board stated that the walls of all the rented buildings, shops and business establishments should be painted with cement colour while the doors and windows of such buildings should be timber brown. She also requested all owners of the buildings to complete the exercise before Rongali Bihu at their own cost.

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Aid for physically challenged distributed

BARPETA, April 13 � Batpeta district Physically Handicapped Association in collaboration with Tapoban, an organisation based at Pathshala in Barpeta district distributed several tools and aid for the physically challenged persons on April 9 last.

A special meeting was organised at the office of the district association at Gandhi Nagar here which was presided over by Kumud Kalita, director of Tapoban. Deputy Commissioner of Barpeta, Varnali Deka attended the meeting as the chief guest and inaugurated the distribution ceremony. In her speech, the Deputy Commissioner stated that with the advancement of science and technology, the physically challenged persons nowadays are on par with any other people and expressed the hope that the materials given to them will help in their day-to-day activities. She urged the physically challenged persons and their family members not to lose heart at the misfortunes and informed that the Government has launched a number of schemes for the well being of such persons.

Altogether 154 tricycles, 87 wheel chairs, 30 blind sticks, 68 hearing aids and some other materials were distributed among the people depending upon their demands. The Joint Director of Health, Barpeta, District Social Welfare officer and a host of other persons attended the meeting.

Painting of buildings: The chairperson of the Barpeta Municipality Board has ordered the painting of all commercial buildings of the municipality area. The order was issued following the directives of the Deputy Commissioner of the district.

An order signed by the chairperson of the municipality board stated that the walls of all the rented buildings, shops and business establishments should be painted with cement colour while the doors and windows of such buildings should be timber brown. She also requested all owners of the buildings to complete the exercise before Rongali Bihu at their own cost.