Pension scheme in the state to continue: AP Congress chief

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Rajahmundry (AP), Aug 29: Andhra Pradesh Congress president Botsa Satyanarayana has said that the Congress government in the state will continue the pension scheme as long as it is in power.

He inaugurated Rs 8.26 crore Indira Sagar lift-link canal rehabilitation scheme at Tuni on Sunday. Referring to Anna Hazare's agitation, he said though the Gandhian social worker, Anna Hazare, was fighting earnestly against the corruption, there were others'' who were simply into "blackmailing".

Union Minister of State for Defence, Pallam Raju, said on this occasion that UPA government was taking all the steps to enact a strong Lokpal Bill.

The laws brought in the by governments so far, such as Right to Information Act, had been helpful to common people and ushered in transparency, he said.


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