The Telangana High Court issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed seeking directions for the construction of an old age home in a district.
The petition has been registered on the basis of communication dated 11.10.2023 addressed to the Court.
In the aforesaid communication, a direction has been sought to the authorities to establish old age homes in all the districts in the State, as required under Section 19 of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007.
The PIL further seeks directions to improve the existing old age homes in the State and to provide basic facilities to the inmates of old age homes, including food, clothing, shelter and medical care.
The Division Bench of Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Anil Kumar Jukanti admitted the PIL and issued notice to the respondents.