Exhibiting unbeatable spirit towards life

On the occasion of World Spinal Injury Day, over 200 spinal injury survivors and 1500 common men will roll down wheelchairs on the majestic Rajpath, with the objective of spreading awareness about spinal cord injuries, its prevention and rehabilitation.

The event, which will be held on September 8, is being organised by Indian Spinal Injuries Centre and Spinal Cord Society.

Joining the rally will be Major H P S Ahluwalia, Chairman, ISIC, Dr A K Mukherjee, Director General, ISIC and Dr H S Chhabra, ISCoS SCI Committee Chairperson, Medical Director and Chief of Spine Services, ISIC, with other dignitaries and guests.

Spinal Cord Injury Day is observed on September 5 every year. The event provides a much needed public platform to not just raise awareness among people about spinal injuries but also advocate and sensitise masses towards achieving an inclusive life for the differently abled people. It also provides an opportunity to ensure greater reach and success for prevention programmes.

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