Lonely in time of corona: Elders fear further isolation

The Times of India
New Delhi: Mohammad Zakir had to cancel his annual trip to his native town just two days before the scheduled departure. The 72-year-old, a resident of Janakpuri, retired over a decade ago and settled with his children in Delhi. But every year, he goes back to his hometown for a fortnight.

“My children insisted that I drop that plan this time. They also convinced me to stay at…