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OROP issue: Arvind Kejriwal approves proposal to give Rs one crore compensation to Ex- serviceman’s family

Kejriwal had announced the compensation when he had gone to Grewal's village Bamla in Haryana where he had gone to attend the cremation of army veteran.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 4, 2016 10:14 pm
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The Delhi government Friday aproved a proposal to give a compensation of Rs one crore to the family of ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal who had allegedly committed suicide over the implementation of ‘One Rank, One Pension’ (OROP) issue. The Aam Aadmi Party government has also decided to declare Grewal a martyr. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today at his official residence.

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“The Delhi Cabinet has given its nod to provide Rs one crore compensation to family of Grewal. It has also decided to declare him a martyr,” a senior official said.

Kejriwal had announced the compensation yesterday when he had gone to Grewal’s village Bamla in Haryana where he had gone to attend the cremation of army veteran. The Delhi Chief Minister had been detained by police on Wednesday when he tried to meet Grewal’s family.

“I want the people to take his fight forward. We will fight till our last breath and snatch OROP from the Centre. Our soldiers deserve what is their due,” Kejriwal had told reporters here.

Under the AAP government’s compensation policy, the families of martyrs, who are residents of Delhi, are given Rs one crore. Kejriwal had asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement the same across the country.

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  1. C
    Nov 4, 2016 at 5:34 pm
    wah kejri ka dimaag...lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;retired old armywalla, commit suicide, lt;br/gt;you award him ONE CRORE RS.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;young jawan army men, killed by bullets n bombs,lt;br/gt;you ignore n just don't care.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;you give @five crores ry, to each of your 67 mla's.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;you give 520 crore rs, to your tv n radio friends, to play ur favorite ad's. why we hv to listen? lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;you n ur friends, how possible to eat RS MANY CRORES KE samosa n chai...why we hv to paylt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;why we suffer dengue, chikungunya, lot of body paining, for months n months.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;why we waste hours n hours on jammed delhi roads, waste our life on jam roads.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;why highest kachra is in delhi? kachra as high as, twelve house storeys hi...judge said this in court...lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;but, you are CHIEF MINISTER...lt;br/gt;total jimmedari is yours only.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;but u never did anything...lt;br/gt;why mouth totally open to talking bakwaas...
    1. A
      Nov 4, 2016 at 5:16 pm
      Well Done Joker Kejri, Delhi Sarkar ke Paise to tere baap ne kama kar rake hai. Luta dil khôl ke, bahut din baad mauka mila hai TV me ane ka tuzhe.