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The Human Rights Commission and judgements of various courts had also underlined the need to amend the laws to remove this discrimination.
At a time when Leprosy was a social stigma, Baba not only understood the pain the patients suffered but also gave them a socially dignified life.
As part of the campaign, 5,000 male and female volunteers will go door-to-door to identify people suffering from leprosy and providing them medical aid.
Volunteers will visit 6.83 lakh houses in the cities and 1.69 lakh houses in rural areas.
The state government will soon begin a statewide campaign to detect and eradicate leprosy after the health department diagnosed a good number of the communicable disease in state.
The court also asked the Centre and states to frame rules that public and private schools do not discriminate against children from leprosy affected families.
The apex court may issue verdicts in these cases: removal of leprosy as grounds for divorce, a plea by former spy-accused ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan; and on the anti dowry harassment law.
The provision of leprosy as a ground for divorce was part of the laws because when these acts came into being, leprosy was incurable, states the bill.
A senior Law Ministry functionary said here that the provision of leprosy as a grounds for divorce was part of the laws as when these acts came into being, leprosy was incurable.
Leprosy “eliminated” from India 13 years ago might just be quietly re-growing to pose a fresh challenge to the health system.
The Supreme Court on Thursday passed a slew of directions aimed at their rehabilitation and integration into society.
Stamens are the male reproductive part a flower containing numerous pollen grains.
Maharashtra, social justice minister Rajkumar Badole confirmed at the Assembly that the linkage will not be mandatory for leprosy patients to avail various government subsidies.
Aristam is a very familiar preparation in our traditional systems of medicine.