Defence minister Rajnath Singh, on Sunday, said that Pakistan is aiming at promoting terrorism in India. 

“Pakistan wants to promote terrorism in India,” defence minister Rajnath Singh said while speaking at an event. 

Singh further said that India is working towards eliminating the menace of terrorism from the roots. 

“Indian Armed Forces foiled Pakistan’s plans in 1971 and now we are working towards eliminating terrorism from the root,” he said. 

Rajnath Singh was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of ‘Swarnim Vijay Parv’ in New Delhi on Sunday. 

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Singh said: “India has contributed to the establishment of democracy in Bangladesh. Today we are very happy that in the last 50 years Bangladesh has progressed on the path of development.” 

“Today, I bow to the bravery, valour and sacrifice of every soldier of India’s armed forces, due to which India won the 1971 war. The country will always be indebted to them for their sacrifice,” he added. 

The defence minister further informed that the Centre has decided to celebrate ‘Swarnim Vijay Parv’ with ‘simplicity’ as a mark of respect to CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other armed forces personnel, who died in a helicopter crash on December 8. 

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