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Raj govt to form committee to review facilities given to MISA

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

will form a committee to study facilities being given to Maintenance of Internal Security Act-1971 (MISA) and Defence of Rules-1971 (DIR) detainees in other states, General Administration Minister Hem Singh Bhadana said today.

The committee will review the facilities and submit its report to the state accordingly, he said.

Bhadana, while giving his statement on a call attention motion in the Assembly over the facilities, said the detainees (those who were detained under MISA and DIR in the state due to political reasons during the Emergency period from June 1975 to March 1977) are being given a monthly pension of Rs 12,000 and a medial allowance of Rs 1200 respectively.

There is a provision for lifelong monthly pension for such detainees, he said.

The states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and also give pension to such detainees.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 17:48 IST