Will write about Defence Ministry stint in memoirs: Parrikar

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Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that his post-retirement memoirs will include detailed and specific accounts of the goings-on in his ministry, whose charge he took over two years back.

“I will not spell out everything now. After retiring, when I write my memoirs, I will be more specific…” he told a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party women workers here.

Parrikar also said that the Narendra Modi government had empowered army commanders to retaliate if the enemy attacked.

“When our soldiers were attacked, our armed forces have responded appropriately. The government has empowered army commanders and has given them power to retaliate if attacked. As a result country’s border is safe,” he said.

Parrikar said that along with powers, the central government has fiven the soldiers better arms, as a result boosting their morale as well as strength.

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