Army denies circulating documents on Pay Commission

October 7th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): The Army has neither prepared nor circulated any document or note containing allegations or casting aspersions on government officials, according to a statement issued by the Defence Ministry.

The statement clarified that there is no truth whatsoever in the existence of any such document or its circulation in the Army Headquarters as alleged in the news report on an electronic media news channel.

The Army HQ investigated the claims of the TV Channel and has found that no such document was ever prepared or circulated by it.

The views of the Army HQ about the Pay Commission have been well articulated by the Chief of Army Staff time and again, the statement said.

There are no differences amongst the Army, the other two Services and the Government on the issue, all of whom are working together towards resolving the outstanding matters soon. The issue is already before the nominated Group of Ministers for its consideration, it added. (ANI)

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