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Congress Impeded Modernisation Of Indian Armed Forces: PM Modi

Kuldeep Negi

Feb 07, 2024, 03:10 PM | Updated 03:10 PM IST

PM Modi
PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (7 February) accused the Congress party of hindering the modernisation of the Indian Armed Forces.

PM Modi made these remarks while replying to the 'Motion of Thanks' in the Rajya Sabha said that Congress-led governments ceded a large part of India's territory to enemies.

"The Congress, which consistently exploited caste, creed, and language fault lines; the Congress that fostered separatism and terrorism for its own interests; the Congress that exacerbated violence, separatism, and underdevelopment in the Northeast; the Congress whose governance posed a considerable hurdle in tackling Naxalism; the Congress that ceded substantial national territory to adversaries; and the Congress that impeded the modernisation of our armed forces, is now espousing views on national and internal security," PM Modi said during his speech.

Kuldeep is Senior Editor (Newsroom) at Swarajya. He tweets at @kaydnegi.

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