Panchkula April 16A local body that works for the welfare of senior citizens today questioned the 'double standards' of the district administration with regard to implementation of Covid-19 SOPs and guidelines.
The Senior Citizen Council of Panchkula which alleged their application for holding regular activities has been put on the back burner by the local administration has pointed out permission given to religious congregations being held at temples and gurdwaras and political gatherings being allowed in the district.
“The council has also showed concern about the pain of loneliness of senior citizens who had remained in confinement for the entire year 2020 due to the SOPs issued by the government.
When all activities are open with certain riders why is permission to hold the activities of the council is not being accorded?'' says a press release of the council.
The council has also urged the administration to implement the rules seriously and strictly.
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