Agneepath Scheme: Kailash Vijayvargiya – ‘Priority for Agniveers as guards’


BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday drew flak from the Opposition as effectively his personal celebration MP Varun Gandhi for apparently suggesting that he’ll give precedence to ‘Agniveers’ for safety jobs at his celebration workplace. While the Congress accused him of insulting troopers, Vijayvargiya alleged the “toolkit gang” was twisting his feedback and all he meant was that the excellence of those troopers will probably be utilised in whichever discipline they go to after finishing their tenure.

Addressing a press convention on the BJP workplace in Indore, Kailash Vijayvargiya made the remarks whereas defending the Centre’s agneepath scheme on 4-12 months contractual army recruitment that has sparked protests in lots of components of the nation and is being questioned by many events.

In Army coaching, first is self-discipline and second is following orders. He will endure coaching and when he comes out (of the armed forces) after 4 years of service, he would have Rs 11 lakh in his hand. And he would additionally stroll round with the badge of Agniveer on his chest, Vijayvargiya stated. He went on to say, ?If I’ve to have safety (personnel) right here on this BJP workplace, I’ll give precedence to Agniveer – a comment which was shared on social media by many who criticised him for it.

“BJP basic secretary insulting troopers. Agniveer will change into a watchman exterior the BJP workplace. Mr. Modi, this was the mentality we had been afraid of – shameless authorities,” the Madhya Congress stated on its Twitter deal with. Hitting out at Vijayvargiya, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal stated the youth of the nation be a part of the Army to serve the nation, to not be a guard exterior the BJP workplace later.

Don’t insult the youth and armed forces personnel of the nation this a lot, Kejriwal stated in a tweet in Hindi. The youth of our nation work exhausting day and night time to go the bodily examination, go the check as a result of they wish to serve the nation for their total life by becoming a member of the Army, not as a result of they wish to be a guard exterior the BJP workplace, he added.


Varun Gandhi, the BJP MP from Pilibhit who has been expressing views divergent from the celebration’s stand on varied points together with on agneepath scheme, took a swipe at Vijayvargiya.

”Our nice military’s heroic tales can’t be expressed with mere phrases and its valour echoes in all the world,” Gandhi stated, accusing the BJP nationwide basic secretary of providing the job of a “chowkidar” (watchman) to troopers after retirement. “Indian Army is a method to serve mom India, not merely a job,” Gandhi stated. He additionally posted the brief video clip of Vijayvargiya through which he says if he has to keepsomeone for safety at a BJP workplace, he’ll give precedence to ‘Agniveer’.

The authorities had final Tuesday introduced the ‘agneepath’ scheme and people recruited will probably be referred to as ‘Agniveer’. In his assertion later, Vijayvargiya alleged that folks related to “toolkit” had been twisting his remarks to insult “karmveer”. The nation is conscious of the toolkit gang’s conspiracies, the BJP chief stated.



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