Ensure senior citizens living alone during Covid are taken care of CM
| Friday | 7th August, 2020
Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday directed the state administration to come up with a mechanism to extend support to senior citizens at this critical time of COVID-19 as many of them stay all alone in high rises.
Citing an incident of her locality, Banerjee said: "An elderly man stays in a flat in our area.
We came to know just because his elder daughter had turned up and found him suffering from fever.
It would not have come to our knowledge if her daughter had not turned up on time.
The Chief Minister also announced the cabinet's decision of giving 58 cottah of land to Surendranath law College at Re 1 for their new campus.