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India TV Samvaad | Corruption can't be stopped unless you change the system: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that even though Gujarat was a much-talked model, PM Narendra Modi was the favourite amongst all leaders.

Abhro Banerjee Written by: Abhro Banerjee @AbhroBanerjee1 New Delhi Updated on: June 02, 2022 15:42 IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was speaking on the eight
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was speaking on the eight years of Modi government during India TV Samvaad conclave on Monday.

Highlights

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Modi's popularity was his driving force in his political graph
  • On China, the Defence Minister said India does not consider the country its enemy
  • He added that Pakistan has realised that India would win in both conventional and futuristic wars

India TV Samvaad: Speaking at the India TV Samvaad conclave, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mentioned that "corruption cannot be stopped unless you change the system". He added: "A person can never control corruption... but changes brought in the system by PM Modi is remarkable."

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said: "I saw Narendra Modi working as an organiser of Bharatiya Janata Party while being the Chief Minister of Gujarat. It was then that I came to the conclusion that Modi is one such person, who has the skills to run the organisation and also lead the governance. He has a wonderful art of taking everyone along."

Rajnath Singh said that although Gujarat was a much-talked model, PM Modi was the favourite amongst all. 

"I was Clear that PM Modi is the most popular leader. He was also one of the leaders, who could take the risk," praised the Defence Minister. 

The minister mentioned that after the Pulwama incident, "it was only Modi, who could take the call for surgical strike and air strikes". Taking a harsh decision in a difficult situation is his nature, said Rajnath Singh. 

Discussing that Modi is a dynamic leader, the defense minister added: "It’s not necessary for a CM to be active in national politics and be ambitious enough to become a PM material… He had his dynamic approach." 

On Pakistan 

The Defence Minister said that Pakistan has understood the fact that India has proved that it will win in both conventional and futuristic wars.

On China

"China should introspect but it will not. Its expansionist policy is made on the basis of that," said the Defence Minister. The leader, however, added that the Ladakh stand-off should have taught them a lesson," added the minister.  The minister also took a moment to request citizens to appreciate the effort of our armed forces. The Defence Minister accepted that China has boosted border infra but all of it has been done on their side. "On our side, they have done nothing," added the minister. 

"India does not consider China an enemy but we might respond with all our might if China hurts our self-respect or tries to capture our land," said the Defence Minister. 

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