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OROP issue has been more or less resolved, small issues can be addressed later: Parrikar


OROP issue has been more or less resolved, small issues can be addressed later: Parrikar

Bengaluru, Sep 06 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that One Rank One Pension scheme issue has been more or less resolved and that might be few issues which they will automatically address. He added that OROP as a principle accepted and its full financial requirements has been fulfilled and that he doesn't believe that veterans need to carry further their agitation for these small issues.

He further stated that when he became the Defence Minister then he realized that OROP definition means around 8000 crore of financial burden and that it is not a small amount. Meanwhile, in battle for OROP implementation, three veterans who took up an indefinite fast until death, called off the indefinite hunger-strike and were offered food at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Sunday.

Post government conceded to pre-mature retirement orally, ex-servicemen now seek its inclusion in OROP in black and white. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar announced that the government has decided to impl

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