Defense Minister Rajnath Singh: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asserted that the Indian Army has the capability to respond to any force that looks at the country with malafide intentions and now dialogue with China is based on equality. basis is done.
Rajnath Singh made this remark at the launch of a five-volume book on Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in the presence of Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar. The Defense Minister said that when China conducted its first nuclear test in 1964, Upadhyay was the first person who supported India to conduct its own nuclear test.
On the eve of the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay ji, the pioneer of Integral Humanism, today the book edited by Shri Bajranglalji Gupta, ‘P. Participated in the release ceremony of Deendayal Upadhyay: Life Philosophy and Contemporary. The text of my address on this occasion.. https://t.co/AYW1O0qfFPpic.twitter.com/CCu3lyhcGNAdvertisement
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Rajnath mentions Atal Bihari Vajpayee
He said that when India conducted its nuclear test in Rajasthan in 1998 under the leadership of the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, its objective was to have (nuclear) deterrence. He said that due to this deterrence capability, the Indian Army today is fully confident of self-defense. Today, in 2022, India’s army is communicating with China on the basis of equality.
Will fulfill the dreams of Deendayal Upadhyay
Rajnath Singh said that the country’s goal is not only to manufacture equipment for its own needs, but also to export defense equipment to other countries. He said, “I can say that we are moving towards fulfilling the dreams of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.
He said that the Defense Ministry has issued three indigenization lists of 310 defense equipment. These devices shall not be procured from outside under any circumstances after a given time limit. All these devices will be manufactured in India.
What did Rajnath say for Make in India?
Rajnath Singh said in the program that you will be happy to know that we have kept a major part of our budget for buying only from domestic sellers. It is noteworthy that on 18 May 1974, India conducted the first nuclear test in Rajasthan.