THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Anovel programme called Blind Walk was organised in the capital on Thursday as part of the World Sight Day. The Blind Walk, from Kanakakunnu Palace to Palayam, was flagged off by Archbishop Soosa Pakiam. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who was the chief guest of the concluding programme, pledged to donate his eyes along with 800 other participants.
Fr George Kannanthanam, Founder Director of Project Vision which organised the prorgramme was also present. As part of the walk, over 100 visually challenged persons led sighted people who remained blindfolded. The objective was to express solidarity with the visually challenged persons and to help them get sight through eye donation. Blind Walk was part of the awareness programme being organised in 250 places in five countries.