Over 100,000 people participated across the country blindfolded to express solidarity with the visually challenged people in a program called BlindWalk. It started in Kolkata at Loreto School Campus Entally at 9.30 am on October 12, The World Sight Day which saw over 100 students participate. BlindWalk is the brain child of Project Vision, an organisation based in Bangalore who has found a very novel way to celebrate the World Sight Day.BlindWalk was conducted in 200+ locations across India and abroad on October 12th,Thursday this year. Apart from US, China, Srilanka and Nepal, the Walk was connected across the length and breadth of India, coordinated by Project Vision with a multitude of social, educational, religious, health, corporate and cultural organisations.The Project Vision was founded by Fr. George Kannanthanam, Catholic Priest (Claretian) and Social Worker. He has been involved with various social programs for the marginalised groups for about 30 years.