It has been nearly three months since ex-servicemen began their protest at Jantar Mantar in the nation's capital for the implementation of the One Rank, One Pension scheme.
Insiyah Vahanvaty spoke to five protesting veterans about their time in the defence services and why they want the OROP implemented.
The first of a five-part series.
PART II: 'The years in service were the best days of my life... until now'
PART III: 'After retiring from the army, the offers you get are so demoralising'