57th International Week of the Deaf Celebration 2014 on 21st September, 2014 i.e. on Sunday was organized at Govt. Medical Hospital & College, Saral Building, Sector-32, Chandigarh. 550 deaf people from different districts of Punjab gathered at Govt. Medical Hospital & College, Chandigarh for the celebration of 57th International Week of the Deaf on Sunday. 2nd Punjab Deaf Conference was also organized by National Association of the Deaf on the topic "Strengthening Human Diversity".
Shri Satya Pal Jain, Ex-Member of Parliament, BJP from Chandigarh was invited as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour Shri Deepak Sharma (Cell BJP, Chandigarh).
The function started with the welcome note by Mr. Yogesh Kumar, Public Relation Officer of NAD. Mr. Vishal Arora, Treasurer of NAD spoke the problems for the deaf in India to deaf audience.
Speaking on the occasion, Anuj Jain, Joint Secretary of NAD said there is no college is being set up by the Government. Govt. should help the deaf of Punjab and should provide them jobs for reserved 3% for Disabled including blind, deaf and handicapped people as well.
Ex-Member of Parliament, BJP from Chandigarh, Shri Satpal Jain assured the association for the support and raising their voice in the Govt. for getting full support.
Shri Deepak Sharma from BJP Cell said that it's a unique experience for me to be the part of this event and these people use the language of heart for communication, which is far better than other languages.