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LHC orders replacement of words like ‘blind’, ‘deaf’ for disabled people

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered to replace words like "blind", "deaf" and "mentally retarded" for persons with disability from Constitution and other legal documents, ARY News reported. Hearing a plea seeking removal of such terms for physically or mentally challenged people in law, Chief Justice LHC Justice Mansoor Ali Shah ordered that words like blind, deaf, dumb, crippled, physically handicapped and mentally retarded should be replaced with special persons. Read More: UN slams ‘shocking’ killing of…