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An association of retired defence personnel has requested MPs to be their "voice" in Parliament on the various issues pertaining to One Rank One Pension.
The war veterans said the government was doing "injustice" by capping at Rs 10,000 per month the educational assistance it gives to children of martyrs or those disabled in action.
For 25 years, aggreived citizens gathered at Jantar Mantar to bring their protests closer to the doors of power and get their voices heard. Now, the NGT order has left them dejected and outraged.
Hours after PM Modi’s jibe at Rahul Gandhi over the One Rank One Pension issue, the Congress fielded war veterans to slam the premier for neglecting ex-servicemen.
The Army urged veterans and serving officers to verify defence-related information before commenting on it on social media.
The police also said the protesters were informed about the NGT order in advance and asked either to leave or bring a stay order from the court but they did not move.
Voters with links to the services are a significant chunk of the vote in Uttarakhand. The big issue among them is One Rank One Pension.
They had climbed the water tank around 8 AM and even threatened to commit suicide by jumping off the tank.