Will work for you and succeed: Defence minister tells Armed Forces veterans

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured the Armed Forces veterans that the government would have regular interactions with them and work with complete dedication to resolve their issues.

According to a Ministry of defence release, Singh, while speaking at an event on Kargil Vijay Diwas organised here today, by the ‘Veterans India’, an organisation led by ex-servicemen, said, “I will work for you, and I am sure we will succeed”.

His statement comes amidst much heartburn in the veteran community over a move to tax the disability pension. The defence minister heaped praise on the valour, fighting and sacrificial spirit of the Indian soldiers during the Kargil War as also in the earlier wars, the statement said. Read More

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