Rajnath Singh to embark on two-day visit to Chennai starting today, defence minister to attend Investiture Ceremony of Indian Coast Guard

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a two-day visit to Chennai starting Tuesday to attend the investiture ceremony of Indian Coast Guard.

Asian News International September 24, 2019 07:38:27 IST
Rajnath Singh to embark on two-day visit to Chennai starting today, defence minister to attend Investiture Ceremony of Indian Coast Guard
  • Defence minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a two-day visit to Chennai starting Tuesday to attend the investiture ceremony of Indian Coast Guard.

  • 'I shall be reaching Chennai tomorrow for a two-day visit. Shall attend the Investiture Ceremony of Indian Coast Guard (IGS). Look forward to it,' Singh tweeted.

  • The Defence minister will also be taking part in the commissioning ceremony of the ship 'ICGS Varaha'.

New Delhi: Defence minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a two-day visit to Chennai starting Tuesday to attend the investiture ceremony of Indian Coast Guard.

Rajnath Singh to embark on twoday visit to Chennai starting today defence minister to attend Investiture Ceremony of Indian Coast Guard

File image of Rajnath Singh. ANI

"I shall be reaching Chennai tomorrow for a two-day visit. Shall attend the Investiture Ceremony of Indian Coast Guard (IGS). Look forward to it," Singh tweeted.

The Defence minister will also be taking part in the commissioning ceremony of the ship 'ICGS Varaha'.

On 19 September, Singh has scripted history by becoming the first Defence Minister to fly the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) 'Tejas'.

He undertook a 30-minute sortie in the indigenously-built multi-role fighter aircraft with Air Vice Marshall Narmdeshwar Tiwari at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Bengaluru.

Updated Date:

also read

Rajnath Singh, Nadda reach out to Mamata Banerjee, other Oppn leaders as BJP seeks consensus on presidential candidate
Politics

Rajnath Singh, Nadda reach out to Mamata Banerjee, other Oppn leaders as BJP seeks consensus on presidential candidate

Singh made the calls to Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge and Akhilesh Yadav besides some other leaders on a day when leaders of 17 opposition parties met in New Delhi to build a consensus on a joint Opposition candidate

Agnipath: AAP MP writes to defence minister, seeks immediate rollback of scheme
India

Agnipath: AAP MP writes to defence minister, seeks immediate rollback of scheme

In a letter to the defence minister, the Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha listed a host of deficiencies in the Agnipath scheme and said it negates 'regimental honour' and 'erodes the quality of our troops'

Agnipath Scheme: Govt lists support measures for Agniveers, check out details
India

Agnipath Scheme: Govt lists support measures for Agniveers, check out details

States like Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Karnataka have already announced supportive measures for the Agniveers post-retirement from services after four years in the Armed Forces