Ex-Armymans widow to get pension 69 years after husbands death

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The woman said- I do not need money (symbolic picture)

Pithoragarh:

69 years after the death of a former soldier, there has been a case of his 81-year-old wife getting a pension. She was 12 years old when her husband passed away. The sudden downpour of money in the life of the former military’s wife, who had seen more than eighty spring, is due to social worker DS Bhandari, who decided to do something for him after seeing his problems. When Bhandari came to know that Paruli Devi’s husband died in an accident while in service and she was entitled to a family pension, she did it day and night to ensure that she gets the benefit.

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Bhandari, who has been engaged in social service since he retired seven years ago, said that when he came to know about Paruli Devi living in Lunthura village with her brothers since her husband’s death on June 14, 1952, she found herself in his Could not stop helping.

He told that Devi’s husband Gagan Singh died in an accident while he was serving. Bhandari said that on inquiry, it was found that Paruli Devi is entitled to pension under the ex-servicemen family pension scheme of the Government of India. He said that the Prayagraj office of the Chief Controller and Auditor General of Defense Services finally approved his pension from September 1977 after which Paruli Devi will get a total of 20 lakh rupees.

When contacted, Paruli Devi said, “I don’t need money, but the government gave recognition to my husband and me.” It is a matter of great satisfaction for me.

(Apart from the headline, this news has not been edited by the NewsBust team, it has been published directly from the Syndicate feed.)

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