Signature, awareness drive against elder abuse held

Bhubaneswar: On the eve of
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15, HelpAge India, State branch
organised a signature campaign for generating awareness among the public.

Young volunteers moved
round the city carrying placards along with signature campaign and distributing
leaflets appealed to general public to respect elders  in their family and show them love and
affection and encourage the senior citizens to raise their voice against this
heinous crime on ‘Elder Abuse.’
The signature campaign
started from the premises of Police Commissionerate, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissioner
of Police Dr RP Sharma put his signature and flagged off the campaign drive.
Rashmi Mohanty, State head,
HelpAge India, Krupasindhu Sahoo, President, Jugal Kishore Sahoo, Secretary of
Federation of Senior Citizens’ Association of Odisha, all HelpAge India staff
and young volunteers were present.

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