Thanks for these statistics. Hope this fate changes 😥
Many dump their parents in OLd Age Homes.
This behaviour is not restricted to the poorer sections alone.
Affluent sections also resort to this, dumping parents in old age Homes , verbal abuse and refuse to maintain them.
I have a few posts on this under Lifestyle/India.
The population of the Senior citizens has been increasing over the years.
The Projected Population aged 60+ by sex as on 1st March 2001-2026, as per the Report of the Technical Group on Population Projections constituted by the National Commission on Population, May 2006 published by the Office of the Registrar General, India is as under:
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