95% of ex-servicemen happy with OROP, Manohar Parrikar says

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Amid the ongoing political slugfest over the death of ex-serviceman+ Ram Kishan Grewal, who allegedly committed suicide over the implementation of One Rank One Pension(OROP), defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday that 95% of veterans have already got the benefits of the OROP scheme and they are happy with it.

"Rest are very old pensioners, so their records are incomplete. We are in the process of completing the records of these 5%, it will be done in the next two months," Parrikar said in a press briefing.
The government is sensitive to OROP issue as it was not implemented for the past 43 years, Parrikar had said on Friday.

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