|International Sign Language Week for the Deaf|
GUWAHATI, Sept 23 - The 62nd International Day and International Sign Language Week for the Deaf is under way in the city under the aegis of the Assam Association of the Deaf. The event that began on September 20, will conclude on September 27.
Various events of the celebration include cycle rally, art competition, workshop on sign language, marathon race, open meeting, quiz competition, cultural function, etc.
As part of the celebration, the association is organising a sign language awareness programme from September 24 to 27 at Cotton University, Arya Vidyapeeth College, Handique Girls’ College and office of the Director General of Assam Police.
Today a seminar on empowerment of deaf women was held at the North East College for Hearing Impaired, Birubari. There was also screening of a film for the deaf.