Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 26
Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda mentioned on Sunday “scandals” marred the regime of the Congress-led UPA authorities that “lacked the political will” to take care of India’s safety challenges.
Addressing an occasion to mark the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas, Nadda mentioned the defence sector has at all times been the main target of the Narendra Modi authorities
Hailing the Armed Forces, Nadda mentioned they mixed inspiration and technique with valour to conquer Pakistan in the course of the Kargil conflict regardless of going through adversarial circumstances. India will eternally keep in mind the sacrifices made by its troopers to safe the nation’ borders, Nadda mentioned whereas reiterating the BJP’s dedication to the welfare of Armed Forces and the Modi authorities’s “zero tolerance” to any intrusion.
Taking an goal on the Congress, Nadda mentioned, “scandals after scandals happened but (defence) purchase was not made. It lacked political will and acumen”. The defence sector has at all times been the main target of the Modi authorities, Nadda mentioned, highlighting welfare steps like “one rank, one pension” and its concentrate on infrastructure improvement and acquisition of recent expertise.
Hailing the Armed Forces, he mentioned Pakistan was in an “advantageous” place in the course of the Kargil conflict after occupying mountain heights however Indian troopers drew inspiration from the problem and fought with valour and technique to achieve victory.
“It was the toughest battle on highest mountains,” he mentioned, asserting that India will stay indebted to the courageous troopers eternally.
Recalling the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Nadda mentioned he fought with Pakistan within the worldwide enviornment as effectively and resisted any stress. Vajpayee made it clear that India is not going to declare ceasefire till it secures its border by defeating Pakistan, he mentioned.