Rajnath told the soldiers in Tezpur: we are the fifth largest economy in the world and we are making strong progress
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said during his speech to the soldiers in Tezpur that India was a country which was the 12th economy 14 years ago, but at present it has emerged as the 5th economy.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh visited the front areas of 3 Corps on Thursday in Anini, a village in the Dibang Valley of Arunachal Pradesh, the defense ministry said in a statement. The minister made an assessment at ground level of the defense readiness along the LAC. In addition, the Army Chief of Staff, General Manoj Pandey, the Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General RP Kalita of the East and other senior officers of the Indian Army were accompanied by the Defense Minister, who was also in contact with the troops deployed in the surface. After visiting the front areas, Rajnath Singh was in contact with the armed forces personnel at Tezpur in Assam.
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Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said during his speech to the soldiers in Tezpur that India was a country which was the 12th economy 14 years ago, but at present it has emerged as the 5th economy. In addition, India is also getting stronger in terms of military might. In his speech, he appreciated the dedication and sacrifice of the soldiers stationed at the border while valiantly protecting the country’s sovereignty, unity and integrity. Strengthening India’s military might has been the government’s top priority since it came to power in 2014, with a focus on equipping its services with state-of-the-art weapons/equipment through a ‘self-reliant’ defense industry, he said . .
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Rajnath Singh said there was a time when India was not taken seriously in international forums. Today we have become vocal observer only because of the efforts of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Indian military is respected all over the world. Our friendly foreign countries have confidence in him. This is one of the main reasons why India has emerged as a powerful nation. Today we are well on our way to becoming the fifth largest economy in the world.