Jowai celebrates Int’l Day of Older Persons

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Staff Reporter
Jowai, Oct.1: The International Day of Older Persons was observed on Thursday in Jowai in a function organized by the office of the District Social Welfare at the District Library Auditorium.
Around 100 senior citizens aged 60 years or above attended the event.
Among the senior citizens, Sumarlang Passah was given an award for her contribution to the creative art activities, LB Kynjing was given the best mother award, Rubiwell Laloo was recognized for her social activities and Kwell Shylla as the oldest citizen.    
A wheel chair, hearing aids, walking supports and other gifts were given to the senior citizens.
The District Welfare Officer spoke of the importance of constituting a committee to look after the welfare of senior citizens in the district.
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