Congress’s Manish Tewari Refuses To Signal Opposition’s Letter

'Agnipath': Congress's Manish Tewari Refuses To Sign Opposition's Letter

New Delhi:

The Congress confronted a large embarrassment as of late over its protest letter at the debatable Agnipath recruitment scheme for the military. Senior chief Manish Tewari — who previous passed the birthday celebration moments of deep discomfort together with his public grievance — refused to signal the letter to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who used to be briefing a parliamentary committee at the scheme.

Mr Tewari had verbally supported the opposition to the Agnipath scheme. Lately, he mentioned he used to be in favour of modernisation however used to be towards the implementation of Agnipath. Nonetheless, he refused to signal the letter, the assets mentioned.

The letter, record a collection of calls for,  used to be signed via six opposition MPs together with Congress’s Shaktisinh Gohil,  Trinamool Congress’s Sudip Bandyopadhyay and Sougata Roy, Nationalist Congress Birthday celebration’s Supriya Sule and Rashtriya Janata Dal’s AD Singh.

The committee on Defence chaired via Mr Singh has 20 members– 13 from Lok Sabha and round 7 from Rajya Sabha — from around the board.

The disclosing of the Agnipath scheme ultimate month used to be adopted via violent protests in lots of northern states together with Bihar. The protest, which persisted for per week, used to be sponsored via many opposition events, who  demanded a rollback.

Previous this week, the Indian Air Drive mentioned it has won just about 7.5 lakh packages beneath the scheme.

Mr Tewari — some of the G-23 leaders whose explosive vital letter to Sonia Gandhi had made headlines — had criticised the UPA govt in his new e book over its response to the 26/11 terror assaults.

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