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International Senior Citizens Day 2021: Senior Citizens are the Root of the World

International Senior Citizens Day is celebrated every year on 21st August. It was first announced in 1990 by the United Nations General Assembly on 14 December.  For the first time the holiday was celebrated on 1 October 1991.  The day has been started to raise awareness about the factors affecting older people and their issues which include deterioration in health with increasing age and abuse of elderly people.  This day is also celebrated for the contribution made by the elderly people towards the society. 

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