An ex-serviceman protesting against the delay in implementing the One Rank One Pension scheme allegedly committed suicide in New Delhi. Identified as Ram Kishen Grewal, the former army jawan purportedly left a suicide note saying that he is taking his life due to the delay in implementing OROP. He is reported to have consumed poison in the lawns behind Jawahar Bhawan. According to reports, Police said that he along with some other ex-servicemen were in the process of submitting a memorandum to the Defence Ministry over the issue of OROP. Grewal’s son said that his father had called them and informed about his decision to commit suicide because the ‘government had failed to fulfill their demands related to OROP. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is expected to visit the Grewal family in Haryana.
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