- World Braille Day, celebrated since 2019, is observed to raise awareness of the importance of Braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and partially sighted people.
- Braille is a system that enables blind and visually impaired people to read and write through
- Braille is named after its creator, Louis Braille, a Frenchman who lost his sight as a result of a childhood accident. It was devised by Louis Braille in 1821
- The Braille Script consists of raised dots arranged in “cells.” A cell is made up of six dots that fit under the fingertips, arranged in two columns of three dots each. Each cell represents a letter, a word, a combination of letters, a numeral or a punctuation mark.
- Braille is essential in the context of education, freedom of expression and opinion, as well as social inclusion, as reflected in article 2 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Source : All India Radio