Cuttack: Jalia Deuri of Gobara village under Athagarh block of Cuttack district is cent percent physically handicapped, but is yet to get any assistance from the state government.
Although Jalia is both deaf and dumb and has got a certificate of cent percent of physically challenged from the district health department, he is yet to get any support either from the district administration or the state government.
“My son is deaf and dumb and got a certificate from the district health department in 2007. But the certificate has no value as no help has been provided to him by the government. We have approached the local administration several times and requested them to provided some financial assistance, but in vain,” rued Kailash Deuri, father of Jalia.