Unequal Pay And Status: In Age Of Hypernationalism, Soldiers Battle For Izzat?
PUBLISHED ON: October 27, 2016 | Duration: 18 min, 35 sec
On 69th Infantry Day, we focus on the rights of the soldiers. The government today clarified "that there has been no down-gradation or any change in the existing equivalence of the Service ranks." There has, however, been disquiet in the military regarding the 7th pay commission disparities and disability pensions. On The Buck Stops Here, we ask: in the age of hyper-nationalism, are soldiers still battling for honour?