Odisha marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a message

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Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Jun 15 (ANI): June 15 marks the World Elder Abuse Awareness day that aims to raise awareness about adults falling prey to abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Locals participated in the awareness day and wrote their views at Biju Patnaik Park in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. Signature campaign was organised today in 12 parks of Bhubaneshwar with a message 'My parents-My responsibility' on World Elder abuse awareness day. Locals came down and participated in the campaign. While speaking to ANI, a local said, “Our parents are not our options, they should be our first priority”. Another local stated that the government should provide all the facilities to the senior citizens of the country. They should get medical treatment free of cost.

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