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Legal assistance to senior citizens

Legal assistance to senior citizens

The Government of India is proposing to provide legal assistance to senior citizens, the dependent family members of para military forces and the persons affected by terrorism in the country. Giving this information in the Lok Sabha to a written question Dr.M.Veerappa Moily, Minister of Law and Justice said that the proposal is to amend Section 12 of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 so as to include Senior Citizens whose income is upto one lakh twenty thousand rupees per annum, dependent family members of Defence Forces personnel and personnel of such other Armed Forces as the Central Government may specify by notification, who died in action and victims of terrorist/extremist violence and riots.


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DR.SANAT KUMAR DASH (Eye Specialist)     31 January 2010

 JYOTI,   THANKS     FOR      THE      GOOD   NEWS.    SENIOR     CITIZENS       IN      OUR     COUNTRY     ARE        NEGLECTED   MOSTLY.

Rohtash Babu Patel (Lawyer)     31 January 2010

All ready an enactment is in force to the protection of senior citizens , wherein thet have been given right for maintenance.

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