OROP: Ex-serviceman protesting at Jantar Mantar allegedly commits suicide

An ex-serviceman allegedly committed suicide over the issue of One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

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The 70-year-old ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal committed suicide by consuming poison at a park in New Delhi area yesterday evening.

Police said he along with some other ex-servicemen was in the process of submitting a memorandum to the Defence Ministry over the issue of OROP.

According to his friends, Grewal had been upset over the issue for sometime.

Ex-servicemen have been protesting over the OROP scheme introduced by the government.

(With inputs from PTI)

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