New Delhi, Oct 01 (ANI): Enthusiastic elders walked down Delhi streets on Wednesday celebrating the International Day of Older Persons, while commemorating this year's theme of "leaving no one behind: promoting a society for all." On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated October 01 as the International Day of Older Persons. The event saw various associations of elderly people and even young students participate in the walkathon. The walkathon was flagged off by BJP leader Thawar Chand Gehlot, it was an inspiring sight to see senior citizens walking with an unusual spring in their gait. Gehlot said that the government was doing its bit for the elderly citizens. The walkathon was organised by HelpAge India, an NGO working with and for older people in India for the past 35 years.