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Ex-servicemen should learn from Anna Hazare: Singh

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Union Minister V K Sing today suggested that ex-servicemen take lesson from Anna Hazare's dedication towards the country.

The Union Minister of State for External Affairs said this during an interaction with about 300 ex-service men at an interaction session held on completion of three years in office by Prime Minister Modi.

Singh is a former chief of the

While sharing his political journey from a retired army officer, Singh emphasised on the responsibility of ex- servicemen towards the society. "The society has a strong faith on army personnel," Singh said.

Stating that the value of ex-servicemen is very important in the society, Singh lauded the activities of social worker Anna Hazare, who was also a retired soldier.

Singh also listened various grievances of ex-servicemen who attended the interaction programme from across the state. They presented demands including permanent employment to the ex-servicemen who are working in and private companies, impact on ex-servicemen after implementation of GST, setting up of Army Memorial Club in Odisha.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 21:42 IST