Film shows weave magic for chal­lenged Cham­paran kids

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - METRO - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

MOTI­HARI: More than 200 dif­fer­ently-abled kids from East and West Cham­paran en­joyed watch­ing movies here on Sun­day. The film fes­ti­val-cume­d­u­ca­tional pro­gramme was or­gan­ised in Ra­jen­dra Na­gar Bhawan au­di­to­rium jointly by the Bi­har Ed­u­ca­tion Project (BEP) and a ra­dio FM chan­nel.

Chil­dren, who watched movies like ‘Stan­ley ka Dabba’, ‘Taare Zam­men Par’ and ‘Akkad Bakkad Bambe Bo’, turned sen­ti­men­tal. They said it was a mem­o­rable ex­pe­ri­ence for them.

Deputy de­vel­op­ment com­mis­sioner (DDC) Shashib­hushan Ti­wari, who was present on the oc­ca­sion, said screening of such film shows would make peo­ple sen­si­tive to­wards the dif­fer­ently-abled chil­dren.

Ti­wari, while ad­dress­ing the chil­dren, an­nounced to do­nate his eyes.

Other dis­trict of­fi­cials, who were present at the show, also urged the peo­ple to be sen­si­tive to­wards such chil­dren.

“These films are of ed­u­ca­tional and in­for­ma­tive value and it should be screened on a regu- lar ba­sis to ed­u­cate and make chil­dren more aware about their rights,” said Ti­wari.

“We feel sat­is­fied af­ter hold­ing such shows for the chil­dren,” said a ra­dio jockey of the chan­nel. “Three movies‘—Stan­ley ka Dabba’, ‘Taare Zam­men Par’ and ‘Akkad Bakkad Bambe Bo’—were shown in au­dio-form for blinds,” said the jockey.

A quiz con­test was also or­gan­ised and chil­dren who gave cor­rect an­swers per­tain­ing to movies shown were awarded.

Chair­man of the dis­trict board, Manju Devi said such shows would be or­gan­ised in 18 dis­tricts. Dis­trict ed­u­ca­tion of­fi­cer, Vin­odanad Jha said, “The film was or­gainsed in six dis­tricts so far and movies would be screened in other dis­tricts soon”.

Kids at the film fes­ti­val, in Moti­hari on Sun­day.

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