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‘Acquisition of Tejas aircraft will create over 50,000 jobs’: Rajnath Singh

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‘Acquisition of Tejas aircraft will create over 50,000 jobs’: Rajnath Singh

‘Acquisition of Tejas aircraft will create over 50,000 jobs’: Rajnath Singh

Lauding the "sense of national pride" showcased by the Armed Forces during the decades-long military history of the country, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that with the acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL more than 50,000 job opportunities will be generated in the country.

"I believe once a soldier, always a soldier.

Society draws inspiration from the Veterans' of the armed forces.

They have an important role to play in the society," said Defence Minister while addressing an event at IAF HQ Training Command.

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