Madhya Pradesh: After Vande Mataram, Kamal Nath now stops pension of prisoners detained during Emergency
Shivraj Singh Chauhan during his tenure as the Chief Minister in 2008 had introduced the scheme and had equated the detainees under MISA and DIR with freedom fighters.
Employees provident fund organization has an active member base of over 6 crores
Those jailed during emergency are eligible for the pension
Reports say as many as 15 former employees of KSRTC have committed suicide over nonpayment of pension
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