OROP: Ex-servicemen receiving threats, say Col.Kaul

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Key members of the ex-servicemen’s group protesting in the capital over the ‘One Rank One Pension’ issue said on Wednesday that they have received threats.

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Col. Anil Kaul (retired), spokesperson of the United Ex-Servicemen Front said that many members of the governing body, including Maj. Gen. Satbir Singh (retired), Group Captain V.K. Gandhi (retired) and himself, have received threats.

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Col. Kaul said, “There have been threats to several governing body members. There is no specific threat, but they say things like ‘we will fix you’.”

“We found one policeman clicking a picture of Satbir’s car, we stopped him,” he added.

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Dissatisfied with the OROP scheme announced by the government, the veterans are protesting at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

23 September was the 101 day of the agitation.

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