Facing flak over her stand on the draft Disability Bill, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi denied making remarks that persons with mental illness cannot be given jobs in government. In a series of tweets, the Women and Child Development ministry said,

b’File Photo of Maneka Gandhi | Source: PTI’

Gandhi, who is part of a ministerial panel to examine the proposed Bill, has been attacked on the social media by activists and those who have recovered from “mental illness”.