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Rahul Gandhi promises lateral entry to ex-servicemen in civil services

Gandhi said the country's ex-servicemen are India's pride and they must be given the respect they deserve

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Photo: @INCIndia

president on Wednesday promised to give lateral entry to ex-servicemen in civil services and open up the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to them if voted to power.

Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said the country's ex-servicemen are India's pride and they must be given the respect they deserve.

"Our Ex-Servicemen are India's pride and must be given the respect they deserve.

We will allow qualified Ex-Servicemen lateral entry into the Civil Services. The Central Armed Police Forces will be opened up to Ex-Servicemen under the age of 40," he wrote.

First Published: Wed, April 03 2019. 21:35 IST
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