PERAMBALUR: Distribution of assistance to the aged and prizes to winners in various competitions was the highlight of ‘International Day of Older Persons’ observed here on Thursday.

Collector Anil Meshram, who presided over the function, gave away the prizes. He said there were three homes for the aged people in the district, benefiting a total of 150 inmates.

District Revenue Officer P. Sankar was among those who offered felicitations.

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