Thrown out of the house by her own son, dropped off at an old age home by her own daughters who never came back to visit, and many more stories of neglected elderly women in Delhi will make you rethink if we are really developing?
By Rahul Satija and Kashmira Sachdeva
From the corners of Chhatarpur, seven abandoned elderly women cheering for life and grooving to the beats of dhol jagiro da will make anyone realise how important it is to stay close by your beloveds.
Rita Peter, 75, mother of six children from Burma, shifted to India long ago. “All my children are now happily settled in their respective marriages, they are young people. It was my decision to not stay with them as I didn’t want to stay with them in their young life,” said Rita.