The High Court also held that the claimant is entitled to only 80% of the total compensation amount determined and is also not entitled for compensation towards loss of future earnings due to disability.
“State shall ensure that the persons with disabilities are not subjected to unnecessary and relentless harassment by being transferred/posted at places where they are unable to get an environment which is conducive for their working.”
“An act of discrimination is not only a denial of promise of equal protection before the law. Rather, every act of exclusion is an assault on the dignity of a person. Instead of providing an equal space to grow, we have been compelling the persons with disabilities to prove, time and again, that they are capable of a lot more than we think.”
The respondent’s contention that the petitioner himself contributed to the unfortunate electrocution, was rejected by the Court.
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