Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
Protection of right to maintenance and welfare of old age persons in India
Author(s): Amita Sharma, Dr. Neeraj Singh
Abstract: Old age is one in all the stages of life cycle of someone that need special care. Elderly people square measure smitten by others as they suffer from several physical further as mental diseases and disabilities. They cannot be unheeded by sensitive and accountable society except premature death. The recent trend of family unit has adversely affected this inevitable stage of life triggering imbalance in traditional lifetime of old individuals by defeating thousand years recent practices of Republic of India wherever oldsters square measure treated as God. Old individuals become physically feeble and square measure unable to earn. Children ponder their parent as burden because of their monetary liabilities square measure raised additionally to economical time for his or her day to day life support that compromises their freedom. during this article, out there legal social, ethical and government norms square measure examined within the context of attainable method by that old people’s human rights are infringed ending up in affected by pain and agony. The article conjointly examines the available laws, policies and pointers for the protection of maturity person’s rights in India.