He said: “Now Modi takes credit for One Rank One Pension for Defence Personnel! Deserves full credit for appropriating Credit of what others have done”. This plan is running since 2 years back.
Singh said on Twitter “Decision of One Rank One Pension for Defence Personnel was taken 2 years back by UPA Govt, funds provided in the Budget and he takes Credit! (sic)”.
A surprise visit to Siachen yesterday to celebrate Diwali with soldier made by Narendra Modi, had said that the issue of armed forces was an “emotional subject” for him.
Pointing out Singh said “… How many decades have passed without ‘one rank, one pension’? It was in my destiny that ‘one rank, one pension’ has been fulfilled, and preparations were being made for a National War Memorial that we could all be proud of”.