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TN CM' doubles pension for Ulemas

CHENNAI,  FEBRUARY 19TH  

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Wednesday made a slew of announcements directed at the welfare of minority communities in his state. Among other measures, EPS announced a subsidy of 50 per cent for ‘Ulemas’ to buy two-wheelers, double their pensions to Rs 3,000 from 1,500. Ulemas are the guardians and interpreters of religious knowledge in Islam.

Under the pension scheme implemented in the state in 1981, Pesh Imams, mothinars, Arabic teachers and mujawars who retired from Tamil Nadu Waqf Board institutions are paid pension. Those who have completed 20 years of service and reached 60 years of age are eligible for the perks.

Feb 19, 2020
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