Satya Devi

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Age 60 years, Village Choti Bathna village, District Katihar, Bihar Satya Devi, who lives with her son and daughter in law, was widowed ten years ago. She is entitled to a pension of Rs. 200 but she has not been … Continued

Ramlali

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Village Rampur, District Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh Ramlali , who was widowed three years ago lives with her son’s family. She is in her mid 60s and has neither a pension nor a ration card. Whenever she approaches the Pradhan for … Continued

Rajendra Shah

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Village Mahanthmaniyari, District Muzzafarpur, Bihar   Rajender Shah, mid-60s, lives in Mahanthmaniyari village in Muzzafarpur district, Bihar with his wife, two sons and their families. He and his younger son run a biscuit shop, which brings in an income of … Continued

Business Standard

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30 December 2013 Kejriwal urged to take actions on pensions IANS | New Delhi: The Pension Parishad Sunday wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal demanding immediate action on its demand for universalising pensions and declaring Jantar Mantar as “Sangharsh … Continued

The Hindu

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25  Dec 2013 Beyond small mercies JEAN DRÈZE APHARD TIMES: Even in relatively well-off families, money is always in short supply and the comfort of the elderly often takes the back seat. In the harsh lives of the elderly, the … Continued

The Hindu

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22 Dec 13 Pension Parishad calls off strike Staff Reporter   The Pension Parishad agitation demanding pension of Rs. 2,000 for all elderly people at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.— Photo: Meeta Ahlawat The 25-day strike led by activists Aruna … Continued

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