75-year-olds share mantras for positive ageing in book

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New Delhi, Nov 27 (PTI) A new anthology features 50 stories of eminent people productive beyond the age of 75 from all walks of life - celebrities, doctors, artistes, lawyers, and social activists.

"Mantras for Positive Ageing" ponders upon the belief that the post-pandemic world needs the experience of these people and asks its readers: "As you grow older, would you be interested in remaining optimistic, youthful, and energetic?" Among those featured are politicians Karan Singh, Margaret Alva and Mani Shankar Aiyar, gender economist Devaki Jain, lawyer Fali S Nariman, actor Sushma Seth and activists Syeda Hameed, Subhashini Ali, Sunderlal Bahuguna, Kamla Bhasin and Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee.

The book, published by Pippa Rann Books & Media, has been brought out to mark NGO Guild of Service's golden jubilee and is co-edited by the organisation's founder chairperson V Mohini Giri, and executive vice-president Meera Khanna.