Visually Challenged Indian Woman Stranded On Airport Without Basic Assistance: Lufthansa Needs To Answer

Posted: November 16, 2017

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Nidhi Goyal, a visually challenged traveller was allegedly stranded at an airport lounge in Munich without food. Is the world still struggling to provide basic services to specially-abled people?

Nidhi Goyal is a social activist who stands for gender and disability rights. She is India’s first visually challenged comedian, and a beautiful human being in general.

Yesterday, she was allegedly left stranded in an airport lounge in Munich without food and basic amenities because the airport staff refused to assist her with her needs. She posted a twitter thread describing the incident, which exposed the gross insensitivity that humans are capable of showing.

Read the full thread below:

The whole thread went from bad to worse, and the sheer ignorance that the Lufthansa’s staff allegedly showed is appalling to read in this age when the world is, apparently, more ‘woke’ than before.

What this makes me question is that, in a place like an airport where one expects the best of services, something as ignorant as this happens. These assistances are something that an ordinary person would do out of common civic sense, and these people are present especially for helping their customers. This makes it even more upsetting to read.

We strongly condemn the said actions and expect Lufthansa to take action over the concerned people so that anything like this is not repeated.

Share this thread to make so that the authorities take notice and then the remedial actions, as soon as possible. And let us know what you think!

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