Pre-2006 Army retirees to get disability aid

Years after multiple judicial pronouncements and strictures by courts, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) today issued orders authorising disability pension to those who had sought pre-mature retirement prior to 2006.In 2004, the Delhi High Court had deprecated the MoD rule that prohibited grant of disability and war injury benefits to premature retirees.
Similar orders were passed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court and later upheld by the SC.

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