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Agewell Foundation's Representation to the Prime Minister of India

Agewell  (In Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC at United Nations since 2011) Associated with UN-DPI        May 11, 2013 Dr. Manmohan Singh Honourable Prime Minister of India Prime Minister’s Office, North Block, New Delhi
Hon’ble Prime Minister,
We believe there is nobody better than you as our country's statesman, who has created a value in the midst of our growing elderly population and the rights that can be sought for valued living till the end.
We are almost 103 million old people in India today and over 17000 are entering in the bracket of Old Age (60+) every day. Though old people constitute the largest section of actual voters as well as leaders and decision makers in our country, welfare of old people is still a serious matter of concern for all of us. Indeed, in India, even after sea change in our socio-economic scenario, welfare of older persons is still considered as an added responsibility.
In view of repeated cases of harassment of senior citizens appearing in newsp…


By Agewell Foundation in Slums of Delhi