Political sufferers not entitled to freedom fighters' pension: Calcutta High Court

The Court upheld the government decision to discontinue pension paid to post-freedom political sufferers under the scheme meant for freedom fighters, however, orders State to pay ₹5 lakh compensation such persons.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday upheld the West Bengal government decision to discontinue monthly pension for dependents or legal heirs of the 'political sufferers' of post independence period under the pension scheme meant for 'freedom fighters' [State of West Bengal vs Kalipada Mondal].

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