Additional Deputy Commissioner Math Mallikarjun stressed the need for continuous monitoring of overall health of children right from the foetal stage to prevent mental disorders. Inaugurating a seminar on ‘Psychological status of mentally challenged children and responsibility of the parents of these children', organised jointly by the Physically Challenged and Senior Citizens Welfare Department and Indian Red Cross Society, Mr. Mallikarjun said the entire responsibility of the health of the child lies with the parents. — Special Correspondent

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