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Taking cue from Deepika Padukone film Chapaak, Uttarakhand government proposes pension scheme for acid attack survivors
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Taking cue from Deepika Padukone film Chapaak, Uttarakhand government proposes pension scheme for acid attack survivors

Inspired by the movie 'Chhapaak' which revolves around the life of an acid attack survivor, the Uttarakhand government proposes to introduce a pension scheme for such victims in the state to help them lead a dignified life

Chhapaak title track, featuring Deepika Padukone as Malti, recounts horrors of acid attack
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Chhapaak title track, featuring Deepika Padukone as Malti, recounts horrors of acid attack

The Chhapaak title track recounts Malti's painful journey of coming to terms with her altered physical appearance after a horrific acid attack.

Deepika Padukone calls Chhapaak a story of 'human spirit and hope', wishes film brings change within society
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Deepika Padukone calls Chhapaak a story of 'human spirit and hope', wishes film brings change within society

Hoping her cinematic voice can help bring about lasting change in how society perceives acid attack survivors, Deepika Padukone says Chhapaak should ideally be so impactful that there won't be a need for another story on acid violence

For acid attack survivors, 2019 elections emerge as platform to campaign for stronger laws, proper treatment and compensation
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For acid attack survivors, 2019 elections emerge as platform to campaign for stronger laws, proper treatment and compensation

Stop Acid Attack, a group which has been creating awareness about acid attacks and pushing for stricter punishment for the perpetrators launched a country-wide campaign during the election to highlight the demands of acid attack survivors

Acid attack survivors may get reservation in govt jobs, promotions
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Acid attack survivors may get reservation in govt jobs, promotions

People with autism, mental illnesses and intellectual disability as well as victims of acid attacks may get quotas in jobs and promotions in the Central government.

Acid attack survivor finds love via wrong number; Vivek Oberoi attends the wedding
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Acid attack survivor finds love via wrong number; Vivek Oberoi attends the wedding

An acid attack survivor dialled the wrong number but found the right love. Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi attended the wedding.

Shah Rukh Khan promises to help acid attack survivors till death; hopes daughter will take forward legacy
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Shah Rukh Khan promises to help acid attack survivors till death; hopes daughter will take forward legacy

Shah Rukh Khan also spoke about his love for Hindi cinema and taught Rush Hour director Brett Ratner the classic Lungi Dance step.

Acid attacks: SC directs states, UTs to provide free treatment to survivors
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Acid attacks: SC directs states, UTs to provide free treatment to survivors

The Supreme Court has directed all the states and union territories to compensate, rehabilitate and provide free treatment to the survivors of acid attacks.