Thursday, August 26, 2010

Salary hike to MPs, One Rank, One Pension

Rajeev Chandrasekhar Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha
Member of Consultative Committee on Finance
Member of Parliamentary Forum on Youth
Co- Chairman, Vigilance and monitoring, Bangalore Urban District
Writes to Prime Minister on Salary hike to MPs, One Rank, One Pension on 25 August 2010. Extract:
... The lack of objectivity and independence of process relates to the fact that in this case, the Government has accepted the recommendations of a Parliamentary Committee comprising MPs on this issue, whilst in other cases like One Rank, One Pension- the Government has chosen to use bureaucratic committees to evaluate and decide. As you would agree, this leads to the perception that when Government wishes to deny a clain, you rely on committees of beauucrats, who by now have developed a fine tuned reputation of obstructive conduct- as demonstrated recently in questioning the citizenship of one of the finest sons- Vishwanathan Anand...
Read the complete letter by clicking on the images below:

IESM thanks MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar Dated : 26 August 2010SALARY HIKE TO MPS AND ONE RANK ONE PENSION
Dear Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar,
1. Thanks a million for your sincere and honest support to the cause of Defence Forces. We salute you for your conviction and decision to deny pay hike of MPs to yourself till such time One Rank One Pension demand is accepted. God Bless you. Please accept our gratitude and sincere appreciations for the bold and forthright letter you have written to the PM. We sincerely hope the PM also does soul searching within and the OROP is granted to the Defence Forces sooner than what Mr AK Antony the Hon’ble RM had stated in the Rajy Sabha yesterday.
2. We look forward to your continued support to our cause. We wish a few more MPs join you in projecting the cause of Defence Forces.
With Regards,
Jai Hind
Yours Sincerely,
Maj Gen (Retd) Satbir Singh, SM
Vice Chairman Indian ESM Movement

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