Mangaluru, Oct 01, 2018: World Senior Citizens’ Day was observed at the Zilla Panchayat Auditorium on October 1, Monday under the aegis of the DK District Administration, Zilla Panchayat and Department of Women and Child Development.
Ivan D’Souza, MLC who inaugurated the programme stressed the need to set up a special court to settle cases pertaining to senior citizens. He also suggested setting up of recreation clubs for senior citizens in every taluk.
Senior citizens who are achievers in various fields were honoured on the occasion.
D Vedavyas Kamath, MLA of Mangaluru South presided over the function. Dr Bharath Shetty, MLA of Mangaluru North, ZP Chief Meenakshi Shanthigodu, ZP Vice President Kasturi Panja and others were present.