The concept of old age homes or retirement homes is commonplace in many countries. But in our society, the idea is still frowned upon, to say the least. It is almost a taboo; the social stigma is deeply rooted. On the other hand, though, is it not high time that we embrace this idea?
Feroz, 13, leaves Habib from time to time in his makeshift wheelchair outside the High Court Mazar gate and disappears into the distance. The young boy was hired seven days ago to wheel around Habib -- who earns his living by begging.
Stating that the government has taken all sorts initiatives for rehabilitation of the flood victims, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the well-off people to stand beside the flood-affected people to mitigate their sufferings.