Khanduri seeks central panel on one rank-one pension issue

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and BJP leader BC Khanduri today demanded the Centre to set up a committee to settle the long pending one rank-one pension issue of ex-servicemen.

Last Updated: May 03, 2010, 16:29 PM IST

Dehra Dun: Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and BJP leader BC Khanduri today demanded the Centre to set up a committee to settle the long pending one rank-one pension issue of ex-servicemen.

"The one rank-one pension demand of ex-servicemen is pending since 1991 when BJP took up the issue in Parliament... The matter has not been settled so far. For the early
settlement of the issue, the Centre must set up a committee," Khanduri told reporters here.
Khanduri, who was on a week-long tour of the hill state to garner political support for the ruling BJP for the mission 2012 Assembly elections in the state, completed his trip
today.

PTI