Prime Minister Narendra Modi today virtually charged the Congress with compromising national security and said his Government has ordered 1.86 lakh bullet-proof jackets required for the Army, which were sought by the Indian Army in 2009 but then Congress Government from 2009-14 didn’t purchase them.
In a series of tweets on `Vijay Diwas’, the day when Indian Army had won the war against Pakistan in 1971 and made 93,000 Pakistani troopers to surrender, leading to creation of Bangladesh, Modi said the national interests are supreme for the NDA Government whenever it comes to security of the nation, requirements of Army and respect of the troops.
“I want to tell the nation about attitude of the Congress towards security of our Army jawans. The Indian Army had sought 1.86 lakh bullet-proof jacked in 2009, when there was a Congress-led Government at the Centre. Read More