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Local MP Kirron Kher meets senior citizens

chandigarh Updated: Jul 05, 2014 11:58 IST
HT Correspondent

The Chandigarh Senior Citizens’ Association, Sector 37 chapter, organised an interactive session with local member of Parliament (MP) Kirron Kher here on Friday.

As many as 200 senior citizens attended the session.

Organised at Guru Nanak Public School (Junior Wing), Sector 37, Chandigarh, the members felicitated Kher on being elected as the member of Parliament. Chapter president SS Lamba presented a memento to Kher.

On the occasion, the MP listened to the pressing problems of senior citizens such as the need for separate fixed hours at outpatient departments (OPDs) of Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Government Multi Specialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, and other government dispensaries for senior citizens who currently wait in queue for long hours. The MP assured that she would take necessary steps in this regard.

Also present at the function was Sector 39 SHO Gurmukh Singh. He also discussed issues faced by senior citizens regarding their safety.

Chandigarh-based writer Deepak Chopra introduced his newly released book ‘Mantra for Inner Peace’ on the occasion. The function concluded with a cultural programme.