Ujjain : Congress corporators came in support of more than 16, 000 people of the city who have not received pensions for last four months under elderly, Indira Gandhi National Widow and Disabled schmes. Corporators along with these people staged a demonstration at Ujjain Municipal Corporation’s head quarter at Shivaji Bhavan on Thursday.
Congress Parshad Dal informed that a memorandum was presented before Municipal Commissioner Vivek Kshotriya demanding quick sanction of the pensions for 16, 000 people who are beneficiaries under different schemes of the government. These beneficiaries have not received pensions for last four months. They have been asked for SSSM IDs by UMC. Most of them have submitted their IDs to UMC, yet they have not received pensions. Congress corporators demanded quick disbursement of their pensions as the festival season is near. Corporators Ravi Rai, Gaffar Pehalwan, Jitendra Tilkar, Maya Trivedi and others were present.