Congress expressed concern over Agneepath's plan, said that the efficiency of the army was compromised, while the BJP called the scheme a revolutionary decision
The Congress termed the 'Agneepath' scheme as playing with the dignity and discipline of the three wings of the army and said that this step of the government is going to compromise the efficiency and efficiency of the army. Congress party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also asked what will be the future of the youth who are recruited on contract for four years?
Surjewala raised questions about regular recruitment
Referring to the provisions of recruitment, Surjewala said, "Military experts, top officers of the three services, and experts related to the defense sector have expressed deep concern over this entire plan of the Modi government." Surjewala asked, "When we have Pakistan's border on one side and China's border on the other, is it in the country's interest to do four-year contractual recruitment by banning regular recruitment? ,
BJP called this plan revolutionary
Appreciating the new 'Agneepath' scheme announced for the recruitment of youth in the three services, Union ministers and BJP leaders have called it a revolutionary initiative. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has described this scheme as a wonderful opportunity to create a better tomorrow for the youth. Shah tweeted, 'Agneepath Yojana' is a wonderful opportunity for the youth to build a golden tomorrow for themselves and the country. This 'visionary decision' of Prime Minister Modi to make India's youth self-reliant by empowering them to be disciplined, efficient, fit, and financially empowered, will lay the foundation of a truly self-reliant India.
BJP President JP Nadda tweeted, “Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Agneepath scheme to allow youth to serve in the Armed Forces for a specified period. This will help our youth to discipline themselves and this will also effectively benefit the country. Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made the government more and more year after year by taking the benefits of government schemes to the last person. Made accountable and made governance people-centered.
India's future will be bright with this scheme: Gaurav Bhatia
Increasing the strength of the government to realize the opportunities and goals is an important step towards the vision of a self-reliant India. Describing the scheme as historic, BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia said that this decision will brighten the future of India, make the army stronger and provide an opportunity to the youth to serve the country. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that Agneepath will prepare soldiers for the future, who will be trained in the latest defense technology with adequate war preparedness.