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‘Implement one rank, one pension scheme’

Students pay tributes at the National Military Memorial in Bengaluru, on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Sunday.— Photo: Sudhakara Jain  

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations in the city on Sunday turned into a platform for demanding implementation of the One Rank, One Pension scheme for ex-servicemen.

Home Minister K.J. George paid tributes at the National Military Memorial here and demanded that the Union government immediately implement the scheme.

M.P. Nanjappa, an ex-serviceman who spoke at the event, said it was sad to see Army men who had retired after 16 years of service working as security guards for a meagre salary. He also demanded that the pension scheme be implemented immediately.


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