Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Honb’le Union Minsiter for Social Justice & Empowerment presented the awards at the closing ceremony of the 1st International Film Festival for the persons with disabilities. Shri Vijay Sampla, Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment & Col Rajyawardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting were also present in the event. Speaking on the occasion Shri Vivek Oberoi renowned actor said that it is heartening to see that we are trying to build an inclusive society.
Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot said that in the first year itself we have received 500 entries for the film festival which in itself a big feat. In the years to come we may expect this film festival to achieve more success and achieve its objective. He also said that this is the first time a Film Festival for the persons with disabilities is being conducted in the country.