Ex-Serviceman allegedly commits suicide over OROP


New Delhi:  Seeking implementation of long standing demands over the issue of One Rank One Pension (OROP), an ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal allegedly committed suicide by consuming poision at Jantar Mantar, police said on Wednesday.  He was the resident of Bumla village in Bhiwani, Haryana.

Notably, Ram Kishan along with some other ex-servicemen was protesting over the issue of OROP at Jantar Mantar on Monday. According to his family members on Tuesday afternoon when he along with the other protesters were on their way to submit a memorandum to the Defence Ministry over the issue of OROP, he consumed poision and was rushed to a hospital in serious condition but doctor declared him brought dead.

Before committing suicide Ram Kishan wrote a suicide note stating, ‘I sacrificed my life for country, motherland and the Jawans’.


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