"I am not familiar with the complete details of government notification about OROP (One Rank, One Pension). But it seems that substantial progress has been made towards satisfying the demands of the veterans," he said.

Apart from that, he said, there are other avenues of pushing these demands like going to the court or appealing to the government to review the areas which need further adjustment.

"But my personal opinion is (attempt of) burning of medals is something not called for. Because medals is an honour bestowed on an individual and medals are to be cherished and preserved and they are not meant for either burning or putting down on road or surrendering to anybody,"
Admiral Prakash said.

"A soldier's medals are his most precious possession. So, I think we need to rethink this strategy of surrendering or burning medals for this kind of a cause," he added.

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