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Divya Mittal

Divya Mittal

Asked on 15 July, 2019

Who is Ira Singhal?

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Ira Singhal is the Deputy Commissioner (Keshavpuram), North Delhi Municipal Corporation. She is also the first disabled person to top Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in 2014.

Devansh Pawar

Devansh Pawar

Asked on 15 July, 2019

What is Ira Singhal's disablity?

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Ira Singhal suffers from spine-related disorder called Scoliosis, with 62% locomotor disability.

Rishika Tata

Rishika Tata

Asked on 15 July, 2019

What is Scoliosis?

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Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine which commonly occurs during the growth spurt right before puberty.

Parakram Patel

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Asked on 15 July, 2019

Why was Ira Singhal refused a posting in 2010?

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Ira Singhal was refused a posting in 2010, despite having cleared the UPSC exam, because of her disability. Her "inability to push, pull and lift" was cited as a reason for the refusal.

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