The 15th International Wheelchair Day Celebration was organized at Bhrikutimandap on the 1st of March 2023. With the main objective of making individuals and organizations aware of equity, accessibility, and employment for People with Disabilities (PWDs), this annual event has now been established as a day of celebration and reflection for wheelchair users, their families, friends, and supporters, all over the world.
This year’s celebration theme was “Appropriate wheelchair, safe and accessible mobility; our right”. The celebration included participation from over 100 wheelchair users, SIRC and VOICE staff, distinguished guests, and well-wishers who joined hands together to show solidarity towards accessibility. The main event; the Wheelchair Rally was conducted successfully that started from Bhrikutimandap premises, passed through Bhadrakali temple, the Newroad gate, Rani Pokhari, and ended at Bhrikutimandap eventually. This was SISN’s 12th year of conducting a successful celebration.