Union house minister Amit Shah stated on Saturday nobody can problem India’s borders and its sovereignty after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s crafted a separate defence coverage for India. “There was no separate defence coverage earlier than Prime Minister Narendra Modi got here to energy in 2014. Both it was the international coverage that dictated the defence coverage or the international coverage overlapped with the defence coverage. In the present day, because of this initiative nobody can problem Indian borders and sovereignty,” Amit Shah stated.
Within the context of the latest drone assault at Jammu airbase, Amit Shah stated that the DRDO and different companies are arising with countermeasures. “We now have to organize to be used of synthetic intelligence and robotics by Pakistan based mostly terror teams. This goes past using drones for assaults from throughout the borders,” Shah added.
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He was talking throughout the Border Safety Drive’s (BSF’s) investiture ceremony. The Union house minister additionally felicitated personnel of BSF for his or her service to the nation and in addition delivered the Rustamji Memorial Lecture.
“I salute those that have made the supreme sacrifice. These courageous hearts and warriors can’t be forgotten. India has a spot of satisfaction on the world map because of BSF and our paramilitary forces who’re defending the borders,” Amit Shah stated.
Two ministers of state Ajay Kumar Mishra and Nisith Pramanik, house secretary Ajay Bhalla and two intelligence chiefs had been additionally current on the ceremony. BSF’s director common Rakesh Asthana delivered the welcome handle.
Amit Shah tweeted concerning the ceremony on Friday.
“Trying ahead to felicitating our courageous BSF personnel for his or her excellent service to the nation, tomorrow, on the 18th Investiture Ceremony of this valiant power. Will even ship the Rustamji Memorial Lecture,” Amit Shah posted on Twitter.
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BSF has been observing its investiture ceremony since 2003 in reminiscence of KF Rustamji, the power’s first director common. “…the legendary and one in all fashionable India’s most celebrated Police Officer popularly often known as the Founding Father of BSF… The extraordinary imaginative and prescient & steadfast management of Shri Ok F Rustamji formed BSF early in its existence. His charismatic persona later made BSF right into a formidable combating power. He has a particular place within the hearts of all Seema Praharis defending the borders of our nation,” BSF stated in a tweet.
BSF was raised on December 1, 1965, with 25 battalions and now the power has greater than 265,000 personnel with 192 battalions together with three catastrophe administration battalions.