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Congress, AAP politicising ex-serviceman's suicide : V.K. Singh

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New Delhi , 04 Nov 2016

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Friday accused the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party of politicising an ex-serviceman's suicide and asked if their leaders had attended funerals of soldiers martyred on the borders."Go and ask them if they have ever attended the funeral of any other soldier. So many of our soldiers have died. Have the leaders of the AAP and the Congress gone to offer condolences at any of these funerals," Singh told reporters here.Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal attended retired Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal's cremation at his native Bamla village in Haryana's Bhiwani district. Gandhi also met the soldier's widow and other family members.Grewal committed suicide here in a park on Tuesday on the issue of One Rank One Pension issue. Singh had earlier said Grewal was a Congress worker and his suicide was not related to the OROP issue. He also said that the mental state of Grewal was not known.

 

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