Alive man shown ‘dead’ on record, pension stopped

BIJNAUR: Government authorities have stalledmonthly pension of an old man for the past two years, by turning him ‘dead’ on their records, official sources said.

The complainant Saeed Ahmed, a resident of Mirdgan suddenly stopped getting his old age pension since 2009.

On inquiry, he was shocked to know that the government records had showed him dead, thus stopping his pension, according to an RTI information revealed by social welfare department.

SDM A B Singh has ordered an probe into the matter, they said.  PTI

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