Emergency prisonersto Get ten thousand Rupees as pension- Chandrakant Patil

Mumbai: It was decided to pay ten thousand rupees per month for a person who was imprisoned for more than one month and to pay a maximum of five thousand rupees per pension to those who were less than one month imprisoned for the glory of a person fighting for the protection of democracy during the Emergency .

A meeting of the appointed sub-committee to decide the strategy for honoring the people fighting for democracy during the Emergency was held today in the office of Revenue, Public Works Department Minister Chandrakant Patil. Food and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Bapat was present in the meeting.

Affording to the decision taken at the meeting of the sub-committee, the decision to pay a monthly pension of ten thousand rupees for those who were languishing more than one month in prison and Rs 5000 for their wives after the them. The decision to give five thousand monthly amounts to less than one month’s imprisonment, and to give his wife two thousand five hundred pension after him.

Some criteria have been fixed for this pension scheme. The government decision will be announced shortly, after which the information will be made available at the Collector Office.