Press Release: 21 January 2014

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New Delhi, 21 January 2014: Taking forward the Public Hearing/ Jansunwai on destitution among the elderly that was held on January 17th and participated by 300 elderly and members from marginalized communities from 18 states, the Pension Parishad met with … Continued

Press Release: 17th January 2014

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17th January 2014 In a study done on 102 elderly struggling for pension for the last two years, it was found that 40% of the respondents were seriously underweight with a Body Mass Index as low as 18.5 and 14% … Continued

Press Release: 12th December

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Press Release Fight against savage cuts in social sector spend New Delhi, 12 December 2013: Over 100 eminent people including economists, politicians, social sector campaign leaders, and representatives of civil society organizations have written to the Prime Minister urging him … Continued

Press Release: 11th December part 2

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Press Release New Delhi, 11 December 13: In the light of the extremely adverse statement made by the Finance Minister Shri P Chidambaram that there will be no consultation or compromise on fiscal consolidation, all campaigns came together at the … Continued

Press Release: 11th December

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Press Release Pension Parishad delegation meets Rahul Gandhi, Vice-President, Congress Party New Delhi, 11 December 2013: Led by Aruna Roy a delegation of elderly from the Pension Parishad had two rounds of interaction with Shri Rahul Gandhi, Vice-President, Congress Party. … Continued

Press Release: 8th December

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Press Release New Delhi, 8 December13: Violence against women, is rooted in gender discrimination and inequality stated Geetha Nambisan, Co-Director, Jagori.  Taking this forward she stated that men and women who have not had opportunities to question gender roles, attitudes … Continued

Press Release: 7th December

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Press Release We will not leave the capital till we meet the Prime Minister and get him listen to our stories about hunger and neglect resolved the elderly assembled at Jantar Mantar since 27 November New Delhi, 7 December 2013: The … Continued

Press Release: 6th December

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Over 100 elderly people from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka led by Aruna Roy and Baba Adhav marched to the Prime Minister’s house and were court arrested Press Release New Delhi, 6 December 2013: Today on the occasion … Continued

Press Release: 5th December

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Press Release Pension Parishad urges Prime Minister to meet 100 elderly people sitting on indefinite dharna at Jantar Mantar to take forward the assurances given by Shri Jairam Ramesh New Delhi, 5 Dec 13: While taking forward the assurances given … Continued

Press Release: 4th December

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 Press Release Elderly NREGA workers deposed their testimonies before Jan Sansad New Delhi, 4 Dec 13: Today the elderly working in the NREGA came forward and deposed their testimonies When asked how many of them had job cards most elderly … Continued

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