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Modi lying over OROP: Ex-Servicemen

IANS  |  Jaipur 

A group of retired Army officials on Monday accused the of spreading lies over the (OROP) issue.

Addressing the media, Satbir Singh, of the and to the United Front of Ex-Servicemen, along with Randeep Singh Surjewala, the spokesperson, accused Modi of lying.

"While pension of Army men has been increased, the issues pertaining to OROP are still pending," he said.

"Modi has been lying in his election speeches about fulfilling all the demands on OROP. However, the grave reality is that the soldiers are still fighting for their rights," he said.

He said the had on February 17, 2014 promised to bring in OROP but the was yet to fulfil this promise.

The press conference was also addressed by retired Group who accused the of politicizing the surgical strike on terrorist camps in and thus disrespecting the

Surgical strikes have been happening earlier too "but the Modi government is politicizing this", he said.



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 18:48 IST