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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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