Both farmers and soldiers are committing suicide in ‘Modi Raj’: Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal rued that it was "very sad" to see that soldiers have to fight against external enemy along border and "within" for their rights.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: November 2, 2016 1:16 pm
Arvind Kejriwal, Kejriwal, ex-soldier suicide, Ram Kishan Grewal, Kejriwal attacks Modi, OROP, India news, latest news, indian express Kejriwal alleged that the Prime Minister was “lying” that the OROP scheme was being implemented by the Centre, contending that ex-serviceman would not have committed suicide if the scheme was being executed. (File Photo)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the suicide of an ex-serviceman here, saying both farmers and soldiers were ending their lives in his regime. Kejriwal, a bitter critic of Modi, also alleged that the Prime Minister was “lying” that the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme was being implemented by the Centre, contending that ex-serviceman, Ram Kishan Grewal, would not have committed suicide if the scheme was being executed by the Centre.

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“Both farmers and soldiers are committing suicide in Modi Raj. That means the Prime Minister is lying that OROP has been implemented. Why would Ram Kishan ji have committed suicide if OROP was being implemented?” Kejriwal said on Twitter.

The AAP leader also rued that it was “very sad” to see that soldiers have to fight against external enemy along border and “within” for their rights.

The whole nation should stand up for their rights, he urged.

Meanwhile, it is learnt that Kejriwal will the attend the cremation of Grewal later in the day.

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70-year-old Grewal allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison over the issue of OROP here Tuesday, police said.

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    Amrita
    Nov 2, 2016 at 7:34 am
    You need to have some portfolio so that the rest of India does not have to hear your views on everything under the sun. India does not see you as a national leader given your Delhi performance. India has already chosen.
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      count
      Nov 2, 2016 at 7:44 am
      When country is almost at war with terrorist country called Pak and this stupid, comment is unwanted. He is trying to help s and not sure why he is trying to help s on who order he is giving such statements.
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      1. Karthik Reddy
        Nov 2, 2016 at 6:27 am
        Kejtiwal should concentrate on Delhi's development instead of trying to throw dirt on Modi.ever Since the time of his unfortunate winning in delhi elections, he has been barking at modi when ever he is told to do so by "Madame"
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          Boomba
          Nov 2, 2016 at 6:49 am
          Frankly, we are expecting when shall Khujli , follow this example ?
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            KP Pillai
            Nov 2, 2016 at 6:31 am
            His voters in Delhi are already 'dead' as you defeated their expectation.
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