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4)Despite the protection granted by RpWD Act, the status of the differently abled with respect to reservation remains dicey. Examine.(250 words)

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4)Despite the protection granted by RpWD Act, the status of the differently abled with respect to reservation remains dicey. Examine.(250 words)

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Why this question

The article talks about the status of reservation for disabled persons and how the mandate of RPwD Act is being flouted. The question is important as RPwD Act was a key legislation expected to drastically improve the rights enjoyed by the differently abled.

Key demand of the question

The question expects us to discuss the provisions of RPwD Act with respect to reservations. Thereafter we have to examine the status two years hence. We also need to write corrective actions.

Directive word

Examine – When you are asked to examine, you have to probe deeper into the topic,  get into details, and find out the causes or implications if any .

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Highlight the recent findings wrt reservation for the  disabled which raisedls issues over the performance of RpWD Act.

Body – Mention the aims and objectives of RpWD Act. Discuss the key provisions which secure rights of persons with disabilities. Discuss why is it, that despite such an act the status of reservation for differently abled remains dicey. Examine what precautions and steps should be taken to ensure that persons with disabilities get what is rightfully theirs by virtue of RpWD Act.

Conclusion – Mention that disabled form a very vulnerable section of the society, the government is giving extra attention to their empowerment which makes it necessary to ensure that RPwD Act functions effectively.