Para­mil­i­tary Vet­er­ans to Protest To­day

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

NEW DELHI: A group of re­tired para­mil­i­tary forces of­fi­cials will hold a day-long protest at Jan­tar Man­tar here on Mon­day de­mand­ing grant of spe­cial pay, OROP and restora­tion of old pen­sion scheme for lakhs of per­son­nel. Al­leg­ing “dis­crim­i­na­tion” by the gov­ern­ment, the as­so­ci­a­tion of vet­er­ans of forces like CRPF, BSF, ITBP, CISF and SSB is also de­mand­ing sanc­tion of a num­ber of wel­fare ben­e­fits to both the serv­ing and re­tired per­son­nel of th­ese forces tasked with the main­te­nance of in­ter­nal se­cu­rity in the coun­try.

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