Assam government increases pension for state freedom fighters

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Guwahati, Assam, India Updated: Jan 19, 2019, 04:48 PM(IST)

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Now the freedom fighters of the state will get a pension of Rs 21,000 per month.

The Assam government has increased the pension for freedom fighters of the state by Rs 1,000 per month with effect from January one.

Now the freedom fighters of the state will get a pension of Rs 21,000 per month.

The monthly pension has been enhanced from existing Rs 20,000 per month to Rs 21,000 per month and it will be applicable to all pensioners who are drawing the state freedom fighters' pension from the state exchequer, said a government release on Saturday.

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