A delegation from the Central Tourism-Transport-Culture Parliamentary Standing Committee visited the Different Art Centre in Trivandrum, where differently-abled individuals showcased their remarkable talents. One standout moment was Vishnu's Houdini Escape Act, despite his battle with cerebral palsy, which left the delegation enthralled. Nearly every performance received a standing ovation, and the central team commended all the children for their impressive abilities.
The group, led by V Vijaya Sai Reddy -
Committee Chairman, included MPs A A Rahim, Sunil Babu Rao Mende,
Chetti Paswan, Tirat Singh Rawat, Manoj Kumar Tiwari, as well as
secretaries and government officials. The Committee Chairman lauded the
Different Art Centre's efforts to provide equal opportunities for
differently-abled individuals in society, noting that there is no
comparable scheme in the country. He praised Gopinath Muthukad, the centre's Executive Director, for his remarkable decision to dedicate himself to a marginalized community.
from the Government of Kerala, Chetan Kumar Meena IAS - Director of the
Social Justice Department, Mini Antony IAS - Cultural Secretary and
Gopinath Muthukad - Executive Director of Different Art Centre, extended
a warm welcome to the central team. During the visit, Dr. Muhammad
Asheel - WHO National Professional Officer and Minu K - Manager,
Corporate Relations, Different Art Centre, elaborated on the centre's
activities and achievements. The delegation also witnessed the
performances of street performers.