Ganderbal DLSA launches “Ageing with Dignity’’ Campaign
GANDERBAL: In connection with the holding of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15th of June 2019, District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Ganderbal started a week long campaign from today, with the theme “ Ageing with Dignity” at Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Duderhama Ganderbal.
The campaign was inaugurated by Chairman District Legal Services Authority (Principal District & Sessions Judge) Ganderbal Mohammad Yosuf Wani in presence of SSP Ganderbal Khalil Poswal, Chief Education officer Ganderbal Nahida Nelofar, Principal Govt Degree College Ganderbal Bashir Ahmad Parray, principal Boys Higher Secondary School Ganderbal Nazir Ahmad Khan and other District Officers.
The inaugural event was attended by large number of prominent and Senior Citizens of District. The speakers sensitized the audience with the rights of the parents and Senior Citizens as well as the duties and obligations regarding their Care, Protection and respect.
Chairman District legal Services Authority highlighted the legal rights of the Sr. Citizens and the statutory duties and obligations of the State towards them.
The inaugural ceremony was followed by a painting cum slogan writing competition participated by a number of representative students from different Educational Institutions and Colleges of District Ganderbal.
Holding of multi service camp for Sr. Citizens, Sensitization programme for Police officers, orientation programmes for educationists/teachers and concluding event of the campaign are scheduled from 12th of June to 15th of June 2019.