91-year-old watchman asks for monetary help from government in Ghaziabad

Published: Sep 23, 2019, 16:35 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

The 91-year old said that he used to work as a watchman in the British era

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A 91-year old man who was working as a watchman since 1944 has asked for monetary help from the government.

The watchman, Diwan Singh lives in Dugrawali village in Loni town. "I have been working since 1944. Now I earn Rs 2,500 per month. I have not been retired by the government. I want the government to help me financially," Singh said.

The 91-year old said that he used to work as a watchman in the British era and he does the same work till now. He added that he has two children and both work as labourers.

(with inputs from ANI)

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