Twitter salutes Tejas: After three decade long wait, aircraft finally enters service

The wait is finally over. After three decades in the making, several delays and cost escalations, Tejas, India's first indigenously-built aircraft was inducted into the Indian Air Force on Friday. The Light Combat Aircraft, which was under development since 1985, will be part of a new squadron called the "Flying Daggers". Tejas is expected to replace the ageing MIG 21 fighter jets. On the historic occasion, here are some tweets celebrating the historic induction:

It was not just politicians but also some others who tweeted their greetings on this occasion.

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Updated Date: Jul 01, 2016 17:51:35 IST

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