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Talking about the decision, BGWS Chairman Retired Major Tikendra Dal Dewan said: "We are very disappointed with the court's judgment and will be conferring with our legal team over the coming days to discuss taking our case to the European courts.
Changes to pension rules in 2007 gave serving Gurkha soldiers equal pension rights with other service personnel, but the BGWS claims that about 25,000 Gurkhas who retired before 2007 are not eligible for pension payments equal to their UK-based counterparts.
Lawyers for the BGWS
said about 25,000 veterans were receiving only a third of the income of veterans who retired after that date who had pension equality with UK soldiers.