Ex-serviceman commits suicide over OROP scheme in Delhi

An ex-serviceman allegedly committed suicide over the issue of One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP) here, police said today.
Ex-serviceman commits suicide over OROP scheme in Delhi
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An ex-serviceman allegedly committed suicide over the issue of One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP) here, police said today.

The 70-year-old ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal committed suicide by consuming poison at a park in New Delhi area yesterday evening.

Police said he along with some other ex-servicemen was in the process of submitting a memorandum to the Defence Ministry over the issue of OROP.

According to his friends, Grewal had been upset over the issue for sometime.

Ex-servicemen have been protesting over the OROP scheme introduced by the government.

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