Everyone yearns for a companion and senior citizens are no different. A former journalists efforts to help these lonely souls have not gone futile. Madhav Damles Jyeshthanche Live In Relationship Mandal,a city-based organisation formed 18 months ago helps senior citizens in finding partners at the sunset of their lives.
Damle had initially formed the outfit for finding matches for wedding of seniors.
However,he said there had been a case where a son had an issue when he found that his father was getting married,and he fearing that a property dispute would arise. After that Damle realised live-in-relationships might be a better option.
The membership fee is only Rs 500,and there are currently over 300 members. While there have been many cases where this form of alliance has been successful,some still wait for that perfect one enter their life again.
The current list includes a mix of divorcees,widows/ widowers,Damle added.