The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday alleged that the Indian Army was using caste as a way of thinking about recruiting youth under the Agneepath scheme, which was sharply refuted by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, who called the cost “a rumour”. as rejected.
AAP’s Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh tweeted that for the first time in the history of India, candidates have been asked to state their caste in military recruitment and the Prime Minister has been targeted. Narendra Modi Asked him if he did not consider Dalits, backward and tribals to be eligible to serve in the army.
“A budget face of the Modi government has come before the nation,” he alleged in a tweet in Hindi. “Does Modi ji not keep in mind the Dalits/Backward/Adivasis eligible for military recruitment? For the first time in the history of India caste is being asked in military recruitment. It is necessary to make Modi ji ‘Agniveer’ or ‘Jaativeer’.”
Rejecting the allegations, Singh told reporters in the Parliament complex, “I want to clarify that this may be a rumour. The (recruitment) system which was there before independence is being continued and there is no change in it.” Is not being done.