While we sit with friends in a plush cafe with friends or dining with family in posh restaurant; do we spare a thought for those who ensure that we are safe and have the luxury of being with our loved ones? we dont, we think of them only when there is a crisis. armed forces are ever present on duty 24*7 but how do we pay our respects? by putting in a 6th pay commission where a Colonel who becomes a Major General in 10 years of time gets paid which is still lower than that of a police head [a civilian]
This is disgraceful! Is this how we treat the armed forces who leave family homes loved ones behind just so that we are protected and secure?And just what benefits do we give them in return? Not enough to ensure that their children and family have a steady life? and what about the life risk or the risk of being physically handicapped in wars? wars usually last for a specific period of time but our armed forces are on the frontiers for 15-20 years now in any kind of weather conditions. and yet we choose not to give them their due and blame it on inflation when bureaucrats are easily getting their hike, when they can afford to go without it. and our jawans are sweating it out in our borders.
It is a sad day in Indian history!