Pensioners island wide held a protest walk today calling the government to increase the pension payments in the next budget. The picture shows pensioners taking part in the protest walk. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
They are also human being, part of the society, have obligations, resoponsibilities, our great advisors, preachers, teach us good things, try to avoid doing sins but persuade to do merits. With the present pension money they too have economic problems due to inflation. They should be treated as well as looked after. May open the eyes of the authorities on the pensioners griviences.
sltk2004 Friday, 08 October 2010 07:58 AM
I thought the pensioners were having a good period under this government
sinhalaya Friday, 08 October 2010 08:10 AM
These people are asking for a higher pensions, I don't even get my husband's Widows and Orphans pension!
CP Friday, 08 October 2010 08:15 AM
Are there any good buddies of govt taking part in this protest.
chami Friday, 08 October 2010 08:51 AM
Yes, a loaf of bread reached half a century.
Faqi Friday, 08 October 2010 03:57 PM
A society is judged by the way they take care of their elders.
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