Parrikar came to know about surgical strikes from TV: Digvijaya

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Panaji: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today stated that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was in Goa and got to know about the surgical strikes on terror hubs in Pakistani territory from television.

Taking to media he further went on to say that “The Defence Minister came to know of the surgical strikes from TVs when he was in Goa.”



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“I am sorry to say that a person who has been a Chief Minister and now the Defence Minister refuses to give credit to the Army, but instead gives it to the RSS,” Singh said.

Digvijaya Singh further mentioned that it was not right on Parrikar’s part to have credited his Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) training for the surgical strike and not Indian armed forces which carried out the strike.

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“This has been done earlier and even the former chief of army staff said these things have been done earlier. But such things are not taken credit for in public,” Singh said.