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SC ruling will make airlines reconsider harassing persons with disabilities: Jeeja Ghosh

May 16, 2016

SC ruling will make airlines reconsider harassing persons with disabilities: Jeeja Ghosh

Jeeja, who's the head of Advocacy & Disability Studies at Kolkata's Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (IICP), called the Supreme Court judgment an "eye opener". #ThatsJustWrong #air india #SpiceJet #Disability #Jeeja Ghosh #Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy #differently-abled #IICP #rights activist #Utprabh Tiwari #disability sector
SC directs Spicejet to pay Rs 10 lakh damages for offloading woman with cerebral palsy

May 12, 2016

SC directs Spicejet to pay Rs 10 lakh damages for offloading woman with cerebral palsy

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed budget airline Spicejet to pay Rs 10 Lakh as damages to a flyer, suffering from cerebral palsy, who was forcibly offloaded in 2012 #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Kolkata #Jeeja Ghosh #cerebral palsy #ADAPT
Why must Indian security staff humiliate people with disabilities?

Jul 12, 2013

Why must Indian security staff humiliate people with disabilities?

Disabled people are often victimised at airports and subjected to insensitivity, humiliation and abuse because they use crutches or a wheelchair or an artificial limb. #ThatsJustWrong #Jeeja Ghosh #Disabled people #Prosthesis limb #Mumbai Airport security #Inclusive Planet
Jeeja Ghosh vs SpiceJet: Time for a Janlokpal for the airline passenger?

Apr 20, 2012

Jeeja Ghosh vs SpiceJet: Time for a Janlokpal for the airline passenger?

SpiceJet claims it did nothing wrong in forcing Jeeja Ghosh off the aircraft. But Ghosh wants to use the national attention that incident got her to push for a bigger fight — all the way to the top of the civil aviation authority. #OnOurMind #Jet Airways Ltd #SpiceJet #Jeeja Ghosh #Disability rights movement #Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy
Jeeja Ghosh helps DGCA get serious about its rule book

Apr 19, 2012

Jeeja Ghosh helps DGCA get serious about its rule book

Jeeja Ghosh and other disability advocates called for a press conference to galvanise support for increased sensitivity on the DGCA's part. #NewsTracker #SpiceJet #DGCA #Jeeja Ghosh
SpiceJet gets SC notice for deplaning woman with cerebral palsy

Apr 05, 2012

SpiceJet gets SC notice for deplaning woman with cerebral palsy

The Supreme Court issued notice after the passenger Jeeja Ghosh, a teacher at Kolkata's Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, was not allowed to board a flight from New Delhi to Kolkata on 19 February. #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Kolkata #SpiceJet #DGCA #Jeeja Ghosh
Flying while disabled: Where Spicejet failed Jeeja Ghosh

Feb 20, 2012

Flying while disabled: Where Spicejet failed Jeeja Ghosh

Jeeja Ghosh, who has cerebral palsy, and was recently offloaded from a SpiceJet flight, is doing her part in fending for herself. As a society we have to help her do exactly that. #ThatsJustWrong #SpiceJet #Jeeja Ghosh