Sunday, October 30, 2016

Don't partisan Armed Forces, Ravi Shankar told to Rahul Gnadhi


New Delhi, 30 October: Criticizing congress vise-president Rahul Gandhi for making the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme a subject to "partisan politics' Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked the former to check his facts while questioning on the implementation of the scheme.

Ravi Shankar Prasad told ANI 'We would like to say that Rahul Gandhi needs to do him homwork rather well. But the fundamental issue is he should not make a welfare of armed forces a partisan issue".

Minister asserted that OROP has been given by the Narendra Modi government amounting to more thar Rs. 10,000 crores while adding that the whole architecture is now in place for similar slab rate of pension which is in tune with the recommendations of the seventh pay commission.
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