Ageing with Dignity week ends in district Shopian initiated by DLSA

Junaid Gulzar

Shopian:Jun, 15: Senior citizens mostly become the victim of social as well as legal victims.

District legal services and authority of Shopian runs an awareness week in district Shopian. The team of legal cell went to different areas of shopian and aware senior citizens about their social as well as legal rights. The team also went to many schools to educate students about their responsibility towards their old ages.

Secretary DLSA Lubna sultan said that on the ground they found that old agers are being ignored as the Young generation remains busy with information technologies. She further added that drug addiction is also one of the main factor beyond ignoring old agers.

Aged and dignity weekends and today on its conclusion day DDC Shopian Dr. Owais remains guest of honor. DDC Shopian said that this event regarding respect of senior citizen is need of time as young generation remains indulged in information technology tools. So such events will educate young generation about their responsibilities regarding their old agers in family

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