Prateek Khandelwal, Pioneer of Ramp My City, an initiative to make places disabled-friendly in Bengaluru, says: “People always say that they want to connect with their heart and mind.

But in reality, their perception does not move beyond physicality.

After nearly six years of being single, 30-year-old Anisha Banu Multani, who is afflicted with polio, decided to meet someone special.

Instead of waiting for love to find her, she tried online dating and found her match in Garana Imran, an accountant from Gujarat’s Junagadh area, who’s afflicted with polio himself. In an era where people are trying to find their ideal date on online dating apps, the fear of rejection is the most difficult feeling for anyone to encounter.

I started signing up on these apps just out of curiosity to see if it actually works in real life,” Sachin says.

The online dating experience is not any different for Pw Ds.

Inclov paves the way for meet-ups where the space is fully accessible for the disabled, along with facilities like presence of sign language interpreters and completely sensitised staff,” says Shankar Srinivasan, Co-founder of Inclov.

Shruti Kedia believes that every story, told well, can help in making an impact and bringing out social change.

“I have been on Tinder for over four to five years now.

I am also on groups such as Coffee Meets Bagel, and recently I have even downloaded Bumble.

There are umpteen dating apps available, including Tinder, Truly Madly, Woo, and Aisle.