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When they’re 64 – Today’s parents are not sure they will get their children’s support in their old age

Others | May 15, 1993

have two children, but they have not been brought into this world with the hope that they will look after me when I grow old.” Name: Monica Thapar. Age: 36 years. Family status: Divorced. Job: Works for INTACH. Residence: Delhi.

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