OROP: Two more army veterans rushed to hospital

New Delhi


Two more army veterans, who are on fast unto death here demanding implementation of 'One rank, One pension' scheme, were evacuated from Jantar Mantar on Thursday after their medical condition deteriorated.

"Major Piar Chand (retd) and Havildar Saheb Singh (retd) have been evacuated and are being taken to a hospital," Col Anil Kaul (retd), spokesperson of the ex-servicemen front, told IANS.

Saheb Singh joined the indefinite fast on Monday replacing Col. Pushpender Singh (retd), who is still in hospital. Major Piar Chand joined the indefinite fast on Tuesday. - IANS