Modernisation of defence forces is govt’s priority: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra
Modi has said modernization
of the defence forces is the
priority of the government.

He said, the emphasis is
being laid on indigenization
of defence production and
equipment along with
strengthening of the Defence
forces

The Prime Minister was
speaking at a function to
mark the 20th anniversary of
Kargil Vijay Diwas at Indira
Gandhi Indoor Stadium in
Delhi today

Mr Modi said, several
important decisions related
to the welfare of the soldiers
and their families have been
taken by the government
during the last five years.

The Prime Minister said,
during the Kargil war, India
foiled Pakistan’s nefarious
designs and gave it
befitting reply He said, Kargil victory was a
symbol of India’s might,
determination and capability.
Mr Modi said, it is the victory
of every Indian. He said, wars
are fought not by the
governments but by the
whole country, and the Kargil
victory still inspires the
nation