Allahabad high court orders implementation of Senior Citizen Act
The Uttar Pradesh government has been ordered by the Allahabad high court to implement the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act, 2007.
The court wants the government to work according to the act and make sure that the provisions made under it are implemented within three months.
The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act states that state government has to create a system to provide maintenance to old people in the state.
Also ensure medical facilities to senior citizens and protection of their lives.
The government will also have to set up old age homes in each district of the state as per provisions of the Act.