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600 students of special schools attended ‘Vishishtarigagi Vishishta Mela’ Special children’s day out in City

Source: Deccan Herald

Also reports on Costal digest
Reports from MangaloreanMangalore, Feb 21, DHNS:
It was a children’s day out in Canara High School (Main) campus premises. It had all that required for a kid to make happy.
A little giant-wheel, slides, merry-go-round, kite flying, games, demonstration on fire, a small exhibition, cultural programmes... But there was a difference. The kids who participated in this fair were all special.

About 600 students of special schools and their parents and teachers of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts had come to attend the ‘Vishishtarigagi Vishishta Mela’ organised  by Asha Jyothi, a Forum for the Challenged and their parents (A unit of Seva Bharathi) at Canara High School in the City on Sunday.

Speaking to Deccan Herald, Chetana Society for the Disabled Director Dr U V Shenoy said the event is a regular affair with students suffering from disabilities including speech, hearing, sight, physical disabilities etc coming together with their paren…