Abandoning the elderly in the urban jungle

Thiruvananthapuram: Aged persons are dumped in the urban jungle. The only desire of these elderly is to catch a glimpse of their children. Most of them are willing to go back if children wish their return, while some are reconciled to rejection. Social workers say that it is the failure of children to understand their parents, which leads them to cast away parents in their old age. Lathi-wielding police and drunkards are a menace to those sleeping before shuttered shops. The Parthasarathy temple in Aranmula, too is a refuge. Men stay in a ‘math’ constructed in 2006 by the Central government, while women are in a ‘math’ handed over to the Devaswom by a private individual.

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