World Blind Union Secretary AK Mittal passes away

A visually challenged doyen who worked for the blind in India is no more

World Blind Union Secretary AK Mittal passes away
A.K. Mittal, Secretary General of World Blind Union_ the President AICB.

Hyderabad:  A.K. Mittal,  Secretary General of World Blind Union; the President, All India Confederation of the Blind (AICB)passed away today at Delhi
The Indian Visually Challenged Community lost a great leader. Born visually challenged he fought for the welfare of the fellow visually challenged people in the country. He represented India in several international forums.
He was the Director NIVH , The National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disablities (Divyangjan), a premier Institute in the field of visual disability working under the administrative control of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.  He is a doyen. With his death India lost a great a great visually challenged leader said
Padma Shri JL Kaul, the Secretary General All India Confederation of the Blind in a press noted issued in the city today.
AK Mittal was the Member of the World Braille Council said Sri Ponugoti Chokka Rao,  Telugu Blind Man who is Secretary of 41 years old National Body, All India Confederation of The Blind. Ratham Swami Naik, Central Executive Council Member AICB and several other leaders of the community expressed their condolences to the departed leader
Shri AK Mittal has brought several reforms, Government Orders, and Circukars etc.
He has been AICB President since 2007. We are paying rich tributes giving tributes with heavy hort and tears said AICB local members G. Anjaiah, K.Srinivas, G. Mounika and Rathla Swami Naik, CEC Member.