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Rahul Gandhi to meet ex-servicemen today

A day after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked the Congress on 'one rank-one pension', Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will hold a meeting with ex-servicemen in Chandigarh on Monday.

chandigarh Updated: Feb 24, 2014 01:06 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

A day after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked the Congress on 'one rank-one pension', Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will hold a meeting with ex-servicemen in Chandigarh on Monday.


Rahul, whose backing gave the much-needed push to the long-pending OROP demand, is expected to discuss the issue with ex-servicemen at the meeting organised by the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. Punjab has the highest concentration of ex-servicemen in the country.

Finance minister P Chidamb-aram had, in his interim budget speech, earmarked `500 crore to kick off the OROP.

First Published: Feb 24, 2014 01:01 IST