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Centre's dearness allowance move to save Rs 11,000 crore from military

The salary freeze will affect the military's 1,500,000 serving men and women - 1,265,000 in the Army, 83,500 in the Navy and 155,000 in the Air Force.

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Coronavirus | central government | Indian Army

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

Poonch district, army jawan, LoC, Kashmir border, J&K,
An army jawan guards at the LoC in Mendhar Sector of Poonch district

Serving soldiers, sailors and airmen of the three defence services, and retired veterans and their families who draw pensions, will bear the brunt of the government’s decision.

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First Published: Fri, April 24 2020. 00:51 IST