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UNGA president holds talks with young Indian activist

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

has held talks with Indian activist on more of people with disabilities at the world body.

Om, who has hearing impairment, also presented a portrait of Lajcak with that he has painted. He also gave him portraits of other prominent international figures, including former and the 15 judges of the

It was wonderful to meet Apoorv Om, a young deaf activist from who advocates for of persons with disabilities, Lajcak said on after the meeting at the in yesterday.

I told him what I'm doing to make UNGA more accessible to all people. He gave me a portrait of me that he painted himself! at United Nations, he said.

In his tweet, Apoorv thanked the General Assembly for meeting and accepting my artwork and my ideas for inclusion, he said.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 13:30 IST