Chinjo Bai

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Baran district, Rajasthan Chinjo Bai has come to Delhi since she feels the widow pension, an amount of Rs 500 per month – she is getting is much less than she needs to tide over her monthly expenses. Bai’s husband … Continued

Doobar

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Sitapur district, UP There is enormous evidence of money being extracted from poor people in the name of inclusion in the monthly pension scheme. Doobar from Alipur village in Sitapur is no exception. At 65 years, he is not getting … Continued

Sarju

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Sitapur district, UP Fifty-five-year-old Sarju from Tehni village in Sitapur district is left with no source of income. He suffers from breathing ailment and thus cannot work. Though he has stopped smoking and all forms of tobacco, his breathing trouble … Continued

Ram Sahai

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Sitapur district, UP Wearing dirty, tattered clothes, Ram Sahai from Sablia village in Sitapur district is a picture of misery. He does not have any BPL card, no old age pension at 62 years and no disability support for his … Continued

Chotte Lal

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Sitapur district, UP Chotte Lal is again a story of poverty, illiteracy, ignorance and helplessness. He has come to Delhi thinking his future will be better if his voice reaches the right quarters. He is participating in the demonstration for … Continued

Ram Lal

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Sitapur district, U.P Ram Lal apparently needs pension on two counts – he is 62 years of age and is disabled. One year back he had fractured his leg but his mobility has not returned completely and thus he walks … Continued

Balak Ram

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Sitapur district, UP That Balak Ram at 60, is not getting any social security from the state government is not a shock. What is shocking is that he had to pay Rs 500 to village pradhan to get enrolled in … Continued

Badam

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Ajmer district, Rajasthan Badam is a 62-yer-old woman from Mundala village in Ajmer. She has come here to get her pension amount enhanced to at least Rs 2000. Badam and her 70-year-old husband are getting pension of Rs 500 each … Continued

Ratan Chaudhry

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Ajmer district, Rajasthan Chaudhry, 70 years of age, is from village Godiana in Ajmer district. He has come to Delhi to participate in Pension Parishad dharna, part for himself and part for others requiring social support. He wants pension for … Continued

Moti Telli

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Bhilwara district, Rajasthan Clad in a shirt full of dirt, and a dhoti turned grey due to overuse, Telli presents a picture of one’s grandparent needing good care. At 85, he definitely deserves so. But, he is in Delhi asking … Continued

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