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Aged mothers honoured by KAATTRTC Langjing; MLA Brajabidhu moots Social Security Insurance for people above 70 years

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Imphal, June 26: MLA W. Brajabidhu today mooted Social Security Insurance or Health Insurance scheme to provide assistance to people who are above 70 years.
Speaking as the chief guest of 5th felicitation programme for aged mothers organized by the Kangla Acupressure Alternative Therapy Treatment Research & training Centre at its office located at Langjing Achouba in Imphal West, W. Brajabidhu said, “Even as the state government has been providing various welfare programme like old age pension schemes among others we still need to go ahead more caring service for aged people”.
MLA Brajabidhu, who is also a known figure in the field of professional social worker further said that days have gone that children took care of their parents 24×7 with the changing scenario of our time. It is not that children of today don’t love their parents but it is because of the challenges and need for living in the society that they cannot spent more time with their parents. It is at this juncture that the state government needs to establish a social security schemes or health insurance scheme for people above 70 years as people at this age need extra health care.
MLA K Sarat Singh who presided the function, calls on youth of today to understand the kind of affection that they had been given by their children. On the matter of welfare programme that are supposed to be taken up by the government MLA Sarat, the Trinamool Congress MLA stress on the need for having good governance. He appealed people to elect their candidate without anybody’s influence but by judging the person who can bring good governance in the state.
Earlier, speaking on the occasion, President of All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU), W Shayamjai stated that the culture of selling or votes during election time should be stopped immediately. It was only when we the people elect the MLA judiciously that we can bring good governance.
The three dignitaries also lauded the roles women in Manipuri Society. All the three highlighted on how the women of Manipur have been taking part in any social movement. The kind of agitation that the women of the state popularly known as “IMA” had driven out the Assam Rifles from the secret Kangla Fort and the movement that they had been spearheading for saving the indigenous community of the state were not left aside.
President of Kangla Acupressure Alternative Therapy Treatment Research and Training centre K. Gita Devi said that the programme is being organized to honour the mothers of the state at their capacity in recognition to the kind of service they had been doing for the society. She said this is the fifth time that the centre is organizing such grand occasion.
Dr. N. Kamala Devi, General Secretary of the Centre said that they are just doing what they can do and is hoping to do more in the coming days.
The centre has been providing alternative therapy to the aged people at free of cost to improve their health condition. Some patients are also treated with some fees to run the centre.
The Centre presented gifts to 50 women of the area.

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