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Number of blind people in India comes down from 1.20 crore to 80 lakh

New Delhi: The union health ministry has issued a notification which says any person who is unable to count fingers from a distance of three metres would be considered as blind, as against the earlier stipulation of six metres, which was adopted in 1976.

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