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No rethink on MISA pensions in MP
Madhya Pradesh

No rethink on MISA pensions in MP

Agency News

Bhopal, Feb 20: The Madhya Pradesh Government is not considering cessation of pensions for those who were detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act and Defence of India Rules during the Emergency, the Assembly was informed on Wednesday.

In a written reply to Dr Narottam Mishra (opposition Bharatiya Janata Party), General Administration Minister Govind Singh said, “Information is being gathered regarding that segment. Those confined for less than a month receive assistance of Rs 8,000 each whereas those incarcerated for in excess of a month are provided Rs 25,000.” (UNI)