World Senior Citizens' Day

World Senior Citizens' Day

Women and Child Development Minister Umashree said on Thursday that the government will organise World Senior Citiz- ens’ Day on October 1 to spread awareness on the well-being and security of elderly people from Bangalore.

She said that the department would honour six senior citizens for their special contributions in various fields. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will participate in the function.

“A midwife in Pavagada Narasamma, who had assisted in more than 1,000 deliveries, has been selected for the national award,” she added. President Pranab Mukherjee will present the award.

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