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| Published: March 25, 2015

Living Arrangement of Elderly in Haryana: A Case Study of District Rohtak

Sandeep

Assistant Professor, Gaur Brahman Degree College, Rohtak Google Scholar More about the auther

, Lubna Siddiqui

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

, Aruna Paarcha

Professor, Department of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

, Masood Ahsan Siddiqui

Professor, Department of Geography, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.049/20140202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.049

ABSTRACT

In the present paper, we have analyzed the living arrangement of elderly in district Rohtak, Haryana. We have interviewed 500 elderly of different age groups in 2012. The study found that elderly is cared as about 90 per cent elderly stay in joint families. Not a single respondent male was living alone whereas 0.5 percent females in rural areas and 2.5 per cent in urban areas are living alone. The poor elderly are more satisfied than the rich elderly.

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Sandeep @ siddiqui.jmi@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.049/20140202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.049

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015

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