Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Congress (M) leader and former Law Minister K.M. Mani on Wednesday demanded an amendment to the Kerala Lawyers Welfare Fund Ordinance to include a hike in various benefits and provisions for pension benefits for all retired fund members. Addressing a dharna organised by the Kerala Lawyers’ Congress in front of the Secretariat here, Mr. Mani said that even though the ceiling under the scheme had been raised to Rs.5 lakh, the beneficiaries would have to wait for years to get the amount.

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