Pension of freedom fighters hiked in Punjab

The Punjab government hiked the pension of freedom fighters by nearly 13 per cent with effect from April this year.

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Monday hiked the pension of freedom fighters by nearly 13 per cent
with effect from April this year.
The pension has been raised from Rs 4,250 per month to
Rs 4,800 per month, an official spokesman said here today.
The freedom fighters will also get Rs 200 per month as
medical assistance, he said.

The hike will also be applicable to widows of freedom
fighters, the spokesman said.

PTI

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