Chandigarh Legal Services Authority observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 16, 2018 03:59 PM

Punjab News Express/Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh State Legal Services Authority observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a happy note. The authority has not only rescued a senior citizen but also provided shelter to a senior citizen. The authority observed the day in t senior citizens home, Sector 45 here on Friday. The day was observed under the guidance of Mr Justice Suryakant, Executive Chair,am. SLS.

On this occasion, a cultural programme was also presented by the interns of the
 Authority. The residents of Old age Home Sec 15 and Sector 43 Chandigarh have also participated.

Mahavir Singh Member Secretary, State legal service Authority, Chandigarh
interacted with the senior citizens and tried to redress their grievances.The effort of the authority was appreciated by all presented on the occasion.

Besides, the para legal volunteers of the authority rescued a senior citizen who was lying unattended in from of eSamapark, Sector 23. The authority received a call on June 13 and immediately deputed two PLVs—Sushil and Ms Rimple—to help the senior citizen. He was provided medical assistance and shifted to Prabh Asra Trust, Kurali. A senior citizen was also provided shelter which was highly appreciated.

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