Chandigarh, May 28 : Chandigarh, once known as city of retired, is fighting hard to retain the tag.With the rising crime graph in the tri-city, Older Adults are getting insecure even inside their own homes. The majority population, comprising of working couples, have parents, especially senior citizens with their expected vulnerability, left all alone at home during the day. The police beat schemes, senior citizen contact programmes, etc. etc. being relegated to deep down, criminals are finding these homes a soft target.
Dadadadi, a local NGO for senior citizens, strongly condemns rising crime against the older population and urges all concerned to immediately take steps towards providing secure environment before, god forbids, some ugly incident does happen.