BVNA demands relaxation in local, central taxes for senior citizens

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Jul 2017 12:44:18


Staff Reporter,

BharAtiya Varisht Nagrik Association (BVNA) members submitted a memorandum in the name of Union Minister of Defence and Finance Arun Jaitley demanding relaxation in various local and central taxes for senior citizens retired from the Central Government Defence Services to officials at the Collectorate on Tuesday.

In the memorandum, submitted in the name of Union Defence and Finance Minister, BVNA members cited that salary of retired employees is just one-fourth of what they are getting in service, demanded for exemption in Property Tax, Water Tax, Road Tax, Sanitary Tax and other local civic body taxes. They also demanded to give House Rent Allowance, one free Railway Pass, Leave Travelling Allowance and other facilities to retired Defence Factories Employees. R S Tiwari, D K Singh, Kedar Dubey, Harjeevan Viswakarma, S K Shrivastava and other BVNA members were present on the occasion.