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PM Modi Slams Those Trying To 'Mislead' Armed Forces On OROP
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September 6 , 2015 , 13:00 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed people trying to "mislead" the armed forces over the government's OROP decision and made a veiled attack on Congress saying the party has no right to raise questions since it did nothing in 40 years.
A day after the government announced implementation of one rank-one pension (OROP) which will have a recurring expense of around Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 crore, Modi said it was a "difficult" decision which could have ramifications which are yet to be ascertained.
[caption id="attachment_121629" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with youth in Delhi Metro (Photo: PIB)[/caption]
He said some people are trying to "mislead" the armed forces, particularly on the issue of premature retirement and the setting up of a commission as proposed in the decision.
"Jawans in the army have to retire after 15-17 years of service. A few people think they will not get OROP....they are misleading you by terming it as VRS (voluntary retirement
"But if anybody gets OROP jawans will be the first.... Those injured, those who had to compulsorily leave they will get OROP. And the Prime Minister who loves the army cannot
even think of depriving such people of OROP benefits," he said at a rally here.
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Noting that around 85 per cent of the army constituted of jawans, he said that those who have to compulsorily retire after 15-17 years will benefit the most from this decision.
"There is no need to be misled."
Referring to the commission proposed to be set up, he again said that the armed forces should not be misled on the issue also as this is not any pay commission.
[caption id="attachment_121631" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with passengers in Delhi Metro (Photo: PIB)[/caption]
"This commission is there to address any shortcomings, if any, to see if any small changes are needed," he said, adding the commission is proposed to be set-up as the issue is complex.
"Even those who proposed Rs 500 crore for OROP could not understand the issue," he said in an apprent reference to the previous government.
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In an apparent attack on Congress, he said, "Those who did nothing for 40-42 years, do they have any right to ask questions? They only misled you and committed sins. They want to score political points....Oneupmanship will not help the nation," he said.
"There's a new fashion that when the government takes a good decision it is questioned by those who do not want development," he said.
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Modi recalled that the issue was pending for the last 42 years and so many governments came but none found a way out.
"Only lip service was provided. It was difficult to implement. For me also it was not an easy decision but I have high respect for the armed forces. Whatever promise I had made
is being implemented....the ramifications it will have are yet to be known," he said.
He noted that he had made the pledge while addressing a rally of ex-servicemen in Rewari in Haryana on September 13, 2013 as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate.
"The previous government proposed Rs 500 crore. We thought may be it could go up to Rs 600-700 crore but while calculating new things came up. While I untangled every aspect
of the issue we calculated that there would be an expense of around Rs 8,000-Rs 10,000 crore."
Attacking those criticising his government, Modi said he came to power on May 26, last year and was responsible only since then while some people were misleading. This decision is inspired by patriotism, he said, telling the armed forces that the government "is yours, is there to look into your grievances and will stand by you whenever required".
The Prime Minister said the nation will not progress by only indulging in politics but through national policy.
"The country cannot develop through conflict but by dialogue. Elections will come and go. If there is only one solution to our problems it is development. We are working on
only one point, one mantra, one objective, one path and one goal -- that is development," he said.
"It would have been better if the work of development had been completed in last 60 years. A lot of work is pending. But only criticising previous governments will not help. Our responsibility is to look for ways for development," he said.
Earlier, Prime Minister Modi on Sunday travelled by Delhi Metro to inaugurate the extension of the Badarpur Line that will connect the satellite city of Faridabad to the national capital.
Modi boarded the Metro at the Violet Line's (Line 6) Janpath Station at around 10 AM which will take him to Faridabad's Bata Chowk Station.
Modi took passengers and Metro officials by surprise as earlier he was scheduled to take a chopper to Faridabad. He interacted with the regular commuters, who also took selfies with the Prime Minister.
Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu, Virender Singh, Rao Inderjet Singh and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief Mangu Singh accompanied the Prime Minister.
The launch of the section would allow hassle-free travel for around two lakh daily commuters between the national capital and the industrial hub in Haryana.
Later, Modi will proceed to HUDA Ground at Faridabad's sector 12, where he will address a public meeting, which will also be attended by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
The long-awaited 14-km long extension will have nine stations from Sarai to Escorts Mujesar. Two more stations, NCB Colony and Ballabgarh, will be added by 2017, Metro officials said.
After inaugurating the metro corridor, in a public rally PM Modi made the following statements:
People misleading ex-servicemen on VRS in OROP are not doing the right thing
The Commission is not like a Pay Commission. It is about a system where if there is a shortcoming, it can be looked into & sorted
Armed forces personnel who retired prematurely will be entitled to OROP
Those who did not act on OROP for 42 years have no right to ask questions on OROP
There's a trend, if govt does something good, then those who are rejected will prevent the nation from going ahead
Metro is making a contribution to a 'green movement'
I calculated the real cost for OROP, Rs 500 crore was way short, announced Rs 8000 crore- Rs 10,000 crore
PM Modi concludes his speech with 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan' and 'Bharat Mata ki Jai'