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PK Pincha Chief Commissioner for the disabled

 GUWAHATI, Jan 6 The Government of India has appointed Prasanna Kumar Pincha as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities and he has assumed charge with effect from December 28, 2011, stated an official press release.

It goes without saying that it is for the first time ever that a person with disability has been appointed as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities in the country.

A Disability Rights Activist of calibre that he happens to be, Pincha is blind since birth.

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