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Ministry of Defence
16-August-2019 19:45 IST
Raksha Mantri Pays Tribute to Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Pokhran Military Station

HonourableRakshaMantriShriRajnath Singh paid tributes to former Prime Minister AtalBihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary at Pokhran Military Station. The ceremony was also attended by General BipinRawat, Chief of the Army Staff, Lieutenant General SK Saini, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command, Lieutenant General VS Sreenivas, General Officer Commanding Konark Corps.

Twenty One years ago, India had scripted a success story on 11 May and 13 May 1998 when five nuclear tests were performed in Pokhran,Rajasthan under the leadership of former Prime Minister AtalBihari Vajpayee.

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