A major controversy has stirred up over 150 retired Indian Armed Forces veterans allegedly writing a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind and Election Commission to immediately take steps and direct political parties not to politicize the Defence forces. Air Chief Marshal NC Suri General and SF Rodrigues whose names have figured in the purported letter have categorically denied giving consent to such letter.
The purported letter circulated in social media also asks parties to desist political parties of using names of soldiers, uniform or their actions in the election campaign. Sources at Rashtrapati Bhavan have also said that they have not received any such letter. Read More