No Constitutional infirmity in 'One Rank One Pension' policy introduced by Central Govt: Supreme Court

There is no legal mandate that everyone who held the same rank must have the same pension, the Court held.
[From L to R] Justice Surya Kant, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Vikram Nath
[From L to R] Justice Surya Kant, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Vikram Nath

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme introduced by the Central government through its notification of November 7, 2015 [Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement (An All India Federation of Military Veterans Organization Represented v. Union of India Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare Ministry of Defense Secretary].

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