Elders sports meet draws huge crowds

Elders sports meet draws huge crowds
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An overwhelming response was accorded to sports festival for senior citizens, which was held in various zones across the city by the Greater Hyderabad by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).

• Health cards will be issued to senior citizens: Dana Kishore

• AASARA central committee to be set up thorough elections

LB Nagar: An overwhelming response was accorded to sports festival for senior citizens, which was held in various zones across the city by the Greater Hyderabad by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). The games were held in various places of the LB Nagar zone and at the Victory Playground in Chadarghat for senior citizens on Wednesday.

Carrom, chess, lemon spoon, brisk walking, musical chairs, mind game and other games were conducted for senior citizens. Around 250 people have participated in these games from LB Nagar zone and 150 people participated in Chaderghat and senior citizens thanked GHMC Commissioner Dana Kishore for conducting games for them.

Goshamahal MLA Raja Singh, Corporator Mamata Gupta initiated the games at Victory play ground in Chaderghat. LB Nagar zonal commissioner S Srinivas Reddy started games at Sai Gardens.

Dana Kishore said that they would conduct the elections to set up Aasara central committee for the welfare of the senior citizens in city. He said that they would make central aasara committee in all the circles across the city by conducting the elections.

GHMC is giving lots of importance to the welfare of the senior citizens in Hyderabad city, he said. Separate health cards would be issued to all the senior citizens in city, he added. Later they have distributed the free saplings to all the senior citizens who took part.

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