Unhappy soldiers

Print edition : March 07, 2014

Defence personnel paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti to mark Vijay Diwas at India Gate in New Delhi. Photo: The Hindu Archives

Ex-servicemen signing in blood a memorandum demanding ''one rank one pension'' after returning their gallantry medals, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on March 14, 2010. Photo: S. Subramanium

Ex-servicemen undertaking a fast to draw the government's attention to their complaints relating to pension and resettlement, in Bangalore on May 27, 2008. Photo: K. Gopinathan

Indian Army in action during the Kargil War, 1999. Photo: sd gdfhgh gh

India’s armed forces personnel, who put their lives on the line for the country, are denied what is their due in terms of pay, perks and pension in spite of several Supreme Court directives.

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