India News PM Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speech rejected by war veterans modi speech for independence day 2015Written by Jonathan Thangeo | New Delhi | Updated: August 15, 2015 09:30 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech may have had the attention of the media but it failed its core attempt to win the hearts of our veteran soldiers who have been protesting for a One rank one pension in jantar mantar for some time now. Modi’s Independence Day Speech These former war heroes and soldiers of the nation watched the Prime Minister’s 90 minute speech intently on large screens.The prime minister mentioned about the OROP, saying that the matter requires a lot of attention and deliberation and till now has not been able to come up with any resolution. This ultimately led to even more frustration and anger on the already frustrated veterans, who said that they had rejected the PM’s message. Some of the angry protesters questioned the PM’s speech when he called the citizens of India as team India saying ” PM says team India, team India. Are we not team India?” Earlier when opposition Rahul Gandhi of the congress tried to join them in their protest, he was shunned away by the ex-servicemen. They said that his party was equally responsible for the failure to implement OROP during their power and didn’t wanted him now to use it as a political stage. Before coming into power, the BJP promised that it would work hard on implementing the one rank one pension scheme which would benefit over 25 lakh ex servicemen and widows. The protesters in Jantar Mantar said that they are willing to fast unto death and are even planning to carry out the protest to election bound states like Bihar PM Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speech Video by Rajya Sabha TV Like this:Like Loading...Spread the love Related Topics:Best Narendra Modi SpeechBest Narendra Modi Speech liveI-Day liveIndependence Day liveIndependence day pm speechModi Speechmodi speech for independence day 2015modi speech todaymodi speech today at red fortmodi war speechModi's Red Fort speech liveModi’s Independence Day SpeechNarendra ModiNarendra Modi Independence Day Speech 2015Narendra Modi New SpeechPM Modi's speech liveRajnath Singh Up Next Explosion in Bangkok claims 20 lives Don't Miss James Holmes: Dark knight rises killer sentenced to life Jonathan Thangeo You may like Sunjuwan army camp attack – one soldier killed and six injured Doklam Is Narendra Modi’s Biggest Geo-Strategic triumph Narendra Modi calls Make in India biggest brand created in the country, promises stable tax regime Narendra Modi inaugurates Make in India Week at Mumbai to boost manufacturing India’s 67th Republic Day parade in Delhi leaves crowds amused Putin tops world’s most powerful people list for the third time, Narendra Modi ranked 9th Comments HOT NEWS Tech News5 hours ago Asus and Flipkart enters a strategic partnership Partnership deals that can earn profit to both Asus and Flipkart Flipkart has shaken hands with Asus in order to... Android5 hours ago Asus Zenfone Max Pro will have 5ooo mAH Battery and pure android Asus Zenfone Max Pro will be launched on 23rd of April which is said to be the part of a... India News12 hours ago Impeachment motion moved for CJI for the first time in Indian History After much delay and dilemmas, the unprecedented first step was taken for the impeachment of the Chief Justice of India Dipak... Business1 day ago Credit card vs. Debit card – Which one is the right choice for you? Understanding the difference between a credit card and debit card enables you to plan brilliant financial choices. Both cards have... Tech1 day ago Redmi S2 a budget device heading for India which is having Face unlock Redmi Note 5 Pro is said to be India’s camera beast launched this year recently. This is the phone to... Nokia1 day ago Nokia X: Launch is expected on 27th of April Nokia X: Launch is expected on 27th of April, The announcement of four new smartphones was made in the Mobile... Tech1 day ago Mi 6X is all set to take on the market with 20MP cameras on board Xiaomi is a brand which offers the smartphone at an affordable price with a hell lot of features. The features... Advertisement Trending Tech1 day ago Redmi S2 a budget device heading for India which is having Face unlock India News3 days ago All accused in Mecca Masjid Blast acquitted due to lack of evidence; Judge resigns post verdict Nokia1 day ago Nokia X: Launch is expected on 27th of April Apple2 days ago iPhone 7 review-Though not perfect, its appreciative!