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Bihar to punish Children for abandoning Elderly Parents

The Bihar State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has approved the proposal to punish sons and daughters, who abandon their elderly parents, with a jail term.
Bihar to punish Children for abandoning Elderly Parents

Details:

  • The approval was announced on 11th June.
  • The proposal was moved by the state's Social Welfare Department.
  • Such cases will be registered under the non-bailable section after receiving complaints from elderly parents.
  • The decision is expected to have a huge impact in society in taking care of the elderly, who are at times neglected or abandoned by their wards.

Question:

Q. Which State's Cabinet has approved the proposal to punish sons and daughters, who abandon their elderly parents, with a jail term?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Tamil Nadu
c. Rajasthan
d. Bihar
Bihar to punish Children for abandoning Elderly Parents Bihar to punish Children for abandoning Elderly Parents Reviewed by Neha on June 13, 2019 Rating: 5

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