Military personnel entitled to disability pension only if disability attributable to or aggravated by military service: Supreme Court

The Court, therefore, rejected the claim of an Indian Army personnel who had sustained injuries two days after he reached the leave station and which was not connected in any manner to military service.
Justice Abhay S Oka and Justice MM Sundresh
Justice Abhay S Oka and Justice MM Sundresh

Military personnel will be entitled to disability pension only if the disability is attributable to military service or was aggravated by such service and if such disability is more than 20 percent, the Supreme Court ruled [Union of India and ors vs Ex-Naik Ram Singh].

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