Widow's Allowance

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Widow's Allowance

In probate, a portion of a decedent's estate that a court allows the surviving spouse to use to provide for his/her needs until the case is settled and property is distributed.
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Chairman of National Human Rights Commission Kazi Reazul Hoque said that Bangladesh has advanced few steps ahead regarding establishing human rights as the coverage of the various social safety net programmes has been widened including the facilities of old age allowances, widow allowances, stipends and the facilities for the physically, mentally challenged and differently able people.
Borisov stated that if all companies who had made some profits in the past year demanded them back, then tere would be no way of increasing pensions, maternity allowances, widow allowances, minimal wages, etc., and at the same time allocating money for infrastructure development.
Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon Thursday said the government would take necessary measures to introduce widow allowances in Dhaka soon, reports BSS.