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‘Judicial hosting’ for inmates of senior citizens home, Chandigarh

July 15, 2016 06:39 PM

Punjab News Express/Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: It is said that old is gold but it does not so always when it comes to old people. In the modern times, old people are feeling aloof themselves from the society. In a bid to provide solace in their life, the State Legal Services Authority, UT, Chandigarh has arranged an outing for the inmates of the senior citizens’ Home, Sector 15 Chandigarh.

The outing was arranged under the able guidance of Mr Justice Surya Kant, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court-cum-Executive Chairman of the SLSA, Chandigarh. The idea was initiated by Mr Mahavir Singh, member secretary of the Authority.

The Mobile Van of the Authority was put to service and all the inmates of the Home were taken to the Baba Banda Singh Memorial, Chapparchiri, Fateh Minar, Mohali and Gurudwara Singh Shaheedan, Landran in Mohali. The residents were also told about the working of the Authority by Mrs Renu Rishi Gautam, Advocate and Mr Rajeshwar Singh ,Law Officer of the Authority and to contact the Authority in case of any problem/difficulty.

The residents appreciated the efforts of the Authority in organizing such an enriching trip for them. Mr Mahavir Singh said that such outings would also be arranged for the inmates of Oldage Homes of Chandigarh in future.

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