On September 4, acting on a petition filed by Edayilliam and 16 others, the Delhi High Court said women officers serving in the Navy should be offered permanent commissions once they complete their short service stints.
Speaking earlier at a press conference at Jantar Mantar, the veterans attacked the government saying that the agitation had shattered the steel frame that the IAS lobby created within the government for years.
Sources said that the government wants 2011 to be the base year besides no three per cent annual increase. The government also wants payment to begin from April 1, 2015 as against the agreed date of April 1, 2014.
The Kamayani Express was the first to derail, followed by the Janata Express. While a large part of the Kamayani Express had managed to cross the bridge, the Janata Express engine still lay on the bridge.