Rajasthan Govt. to recognize political prisoners as ‘Loktantra Sainani’

The Rajasthan state’s cabinet has decided to change the name of Rajasthan MISA and DIR Bandi Pension Rules 2008 to the Rajasthan Loktantra Sainani Samman Nidhi-2008. Now, the political prisoners held in jails during the emergency period as ‘Loktantra Sainani’. Earlier, only those people who were detained under MISA & DIR and kept in any of the Rajasthan jails were given the monthly pension of Rs. 12,000 and a monthly allowance of Rs. 1200.