Haryana to give lifetime pensions to ‘Hindi Satyagrahis’


The Haryana government announced lifetime monthly pension of Rs 10,000 for ‘Hindi Satyagrahis’ and those from the state who were jailed during the Emergency, while also enhanced financial assistance to World War-II veterans and their widows.

The announcements were made during the closing ceremony of the year-long ‘Swarna Jayanti’ celebrations of the state at Mahabir Stadium. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu was the chief guest for the occasion.