70-year-old man struggles to prove he is alive
A 70-year-old man is moving from pillar to post to prove that he is alive, because the government records have declared dead. The man Om Prakash, a resident of Tilhar area in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, was in tears when he said that he had been struggling to prove that he was alive for the past one year. He is unable to get a pension. He cannot withdraw money from his account in the bank. Om Prakash further said that his cane crop was drying but he could not irrigate it because of paucity of funds.
He narrated his yarns to the senior officials on Saturday. He said that when he had gone to withdraw money from a bank to withdraw pension, the officials there said that he had died. Tehsilder of Tilhar Gyanendra Singh said he would send a team to the village to probe whether Om Prakash is alive.