India pretty much discriminates against the deaf,
even against deaf members of Indian royal families.
Zafar Sultan, who was deaf, was born into a royal
family in the late 19th century. Despite his deafness
he had a good life with his royal family. It all
ended during the Revolt of 1857, India’s First War
of Independence, and he was dumped on the streets,
forced to fend for himself for years until his