KOTA BHARU, July 20 (Bernama) – A total of 400 children of the disabled (OKU) throughout Kelantan celebrated a birthday celebration with a gala by the Kelantan Disabled Foundation (YOKUK) here, today.
They also cut a birthday cake in addition to participating in several games including wheelchair competition to create a sense of euphoria among the children.
Their chairman Datin Suliana Shamsuddin Alias said it aimed to provide an opportunity for the children to feel the excitement of the crowd celebrated.
She urged the public not exploit the disabled for negative purposes.
“Handicapped especially inert While we look at their age 20 or 25 years, thinking they were like children 5 to 7 years old they will follow only what they were told,” she said.
The carnival was opened by Mrs Sofie Louise Johansson, the wife of Tengku Mahkota Kelantan Dr Tengku Muhammad Fa-iz Petra, at the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Kubang Kerian, here.