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The NCPEDP-AIF-Petroleum Walk To Freedom and World Disability Day celebrations; 3rd December, 2017; India Gate, New Delhi
Stage is set for the 2017 World Disability Day celebrations and the NCPEDP-AIF- Petroleum Walk to Freedom.
Welcome Remarks: Javed Abidi, Honorary Director, NCPEDP; Manish Kumar, Program Manager, American India Foundation; A.S. Narayanan, President, National Association of the Deaf; and Zorin Singha, General Secretary, National Association of the Deaf.
Instrumental performance by Sarthak Dwibedi from Swabhiman, Odisha.
Musical performance by Diwakar Sharma, SA RE GA MA PA Lil’ Champs Runner Up 2006.
‘Apni Paathshaala’, a skit performed by students from AADI.
Traditional folk dance of Rajasthan, ‘Ghoomar’ being performed by students from Muskaan.
Performers from Deaf Enabled Foundation, Hyderabad performing a mime titled, ‘Without Accessibility We are Nothing’.
Duet dance (Nata Nati) performance by Mithilesh Patnaik and Sakti Swarupa from Swabhiman, Odisha.
Dance Performance by Vinod Thakur, participant on Season 2 of ‘India’s Got Talent’.
Javed Abidi, Honorary Director, NCPEDP addressing the audience.
Nishant Pandey, Chief Executive Officer, American India Foundation addressing the audience.
D.D. Misra, Director (Human Resources), ONGC addressing the audience
Yuri Afanasiev, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India addressing the audience
Release of the Book Cover: Twilight’s Children – Chronicles of Uncommon Lives.
Arushi from National Thalessemia Welfare Society performing a Kathak dance on Vande Mataram.
Ayush from National Thalessemia Welfare Society performing a solo dance
Dignitaries releasing the symbolic blue and yellow balloons
Odissi performance (Pangu Langhayati Giri) by Nityananda Das from Swabhiman, Odisha
‘Chair Bait’, a Pathani Lok Geet presented by the Taraqqi I Foundation, Tonk
The National Anthem being performed in sign language by SNS Foundation.
The NCPEDP-AIF-Petroleum Walk to Freedom begins
Glimpse of the Audience/ Crowd enjoying the performances