Monday, March 21, 2011

Petition by Rajeev Chandrasek​har on Grant of One Rank, One Pension accepted by Petitions Committee of Parliament InboxX

Dear Members,

A self explanatory email received from the office of Mr Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP by the President, NFDC, is reproduced below for your info please.

Also, it may be mentioned that findings of the committee will be only advisory and are not binding on the government

Warm regards

We are pleased to inform you that the Petitions Committee of Parliament has accepted a Petition presented by Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Member of Parliament, on Grant of One Rank, One Pension to ex-servicemen and retired defense personnel. The Petition Committee will now meet to discuss the Petition and issue advertisements in leading news papers to seek comments and suggestions from public. The Committee will then consider all letters and suggestions received and take the matter of One Rank, One Pension for consideration. This Petition by Mr. Chandrasekhar is in continuation of his efforts for the resolution of One Rank, One Pension issue for the armed forces veterans and to address the sense of hurt, injustice and dishonour in the Armed Forces and bring parity in the pensionary benefits for the retired personnel of Armed Forces. We will alert you when the advertisements are issued so that you present your views to the Petitions Committee. Meanwhile, if you have any suggestions or comments you wish to make to the Petitions Committee, you are welcome to send the same to me or Mr. Sanjay Prabhu at You are welcome to share your comments or feedback. Sincerely V.AnandPrincipal - Public Affairs,Office of Rajeev Chandrasekhar,Member of Parliament

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