Jamshedpur: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) organized a legal awareness camp for senior citizens at Bagbera Colony on Sunday. The camp was held under NALSA Scheme 2015. A large number of people attended the camp.
The chief guest of the event was SN Sikdar, secretary of DLSA. He informed the senior citizens about their various legal rights. He said the senior citizens had a right to get maintenance from their children.
He said the wards of senior citizens could be compelled legally to take care of their parents.
Sikdar said the senior citizens as well as others should be aware of their legal rights as well as duties. He said there were a number of laws to safeguard the interests of the citizens including aged people, women and children.
Among those present at the camp included Shailendra Kumar, Prakash Mishra, Kapildev Thakur, Bahamuni Hembram and Sunil Pandey.