§ 5. Mr. J. DAVISON
asked the rate of pension paid to the widow of a deceased Indian private soldier; and whether any substantial increase is contemplated in the immediate future?
§ Mr. FISHER
The rate of pension for the family of a sepoy or sowar is Rs. 5 per mensem or Rs. 4 per mensem, according to the circumstances of his death. The Government of India have been asked to expedite consideration of proposals for increasing these rates.