Wednesday, February 24, 2010

NoRKs to take out Assembly march

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Pradesh Pravasi Returnees� Congress will march to the Assembly on Wednesday demanding that the government rectify the anomalies in the Kerala Pravasi Welfare Fund.

The organisation�s demands included membership for all non-resident Keralites (NoRKs) in the welfare fund with no restriction on age, pension for all NoRKs over 60 years of age who had returned home, make government�s share in the welfare fund equal to that of members� share and free registration in welfare fund for all returnees.

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president Ramesh Chennithala will inaugurate the march, State president of the organisation Isaac Thomas said at a press conference here on Tuesday.

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