Karnataka High Court overturns single-judge order allowing freedom fighters' pension to 89-year-old widow

The Court found that a circular issued in 2014 by the Central government, which barred the sanction of freedom fighters' pension after the death of the freedom fighter, was applicable in this case.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court recently set aside a single-judge order directing State authorities to provide freedom fighters' pension, along with all the arrears, to an 89-year-old widow. [State of Karnataka & Ors v Savantrewwa]

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