OROP row: Manohar Parrikar does not deserve to be Defence Minister, says Congress

Parrikar claimed on Saturday that only one lakh ex-servicemen (out of over 20 lakh) are not getting pension as per OROP scheme due to some technical difficulty or documentation problems.

By: ANI | Kolkata | Updated: November 6, 2016 10:02 am
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Criticising Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for saying that 95 percent of ex-servicemen have already got the benefits of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, the Congress party on Sunday said he did not deserve to be in the union cabinet.

“How does he (Parrikar) explain that for more than 500 days, ex-servicemen are camping in Delhi and agitating against the non implementation of one rank one pension? Mr. Manohar Parrikar does not deserve to be the defence minister,” Congress leader Om Prakash Mishra.

He said, “He (Parrikar) does not know the difference between salary enhancement and the implementation of what is OROP that is a principal matter and that matter is yet unsettled and that is why we have seen the unfortunate death of Ram Kishan Grewal.”

Parrikar claimed on Saturday that only one lakh ex-servicemen (out of over 20 lakh) are not getting pension as per OROP scheme due to some technical difficulty or documentation problems, which will be resolved another couple of months.

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    ex sub
    Nov 6, 2016 at 2:08 pm
    AAJ KE NETA SAB JHOOT BOL RAHE HAI KI OROP DE DIYA HAI UNHE KHUD NAHI MALUM KI OROP KYA HAI WAI SIRF FOJIYO KA KHOON CHOOS RAHE HAI
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      ex sub
      Nov 6, 2016 at 2:11 pm
      GEN VK SAHAB KYA AAP BHI POLITICS SE MILKAR APNE HI FOJIYO KO BABAKOOF BANA RAHE HAI.
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        ashwin
        Nov 6, 2016 at 7:01 am
        LOL ...joker back again ....LOL ..seriously in our country we have many jokers now ...rahul kejriwal maya modi rajnath smriti subbu parrikar venkaih rajthakery menaka sonia varun mamta owaisi naidu di .....
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          Gruham Bendakaluru
          Nov 7, 2016 at 7:06 am
          The current government should have just ignored the OROP implementation demand like what the previous governments did. No body would have had any problems then, and no one would have bothered about the handful of protesting "veterans" at various places.
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            Chandan Mukherjee
            Nov 6, 2016 at 5:49 pm
            Mr parrikar is not a suitable person for defence minister
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              Mohan Raj
              Nov 8, 2016 at 5:11 am
              Sir, The concerned Minister don't know about OROP. They have declared One Ranke And many type of pension. Pension for Subedar and Hony Subedar Major No deference.
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                Narender Singh
                Nov 6, 2016 at 3:02 pm
                There is no provision for those ex servicesma who serve 30 years in services
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                  js soodan
                  Nov 6, 2016 at 7:33 am
                  yeh sab fauzion ki kurbani per vote lena ke chakr maim hai.
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