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India moving towards making a new identity of a defence exporter: PM Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India is no longer known as a defence importer and the country is fast moving towards becoming a major defence exporter.
NEW DELHI:

The PM said this after visiting the exhibition models of the Aligarh node of the UP Defence Industrial Corridor.

PM Narendra Modi visits exhibition models of Aligarh node of UP Defence Industrial Corridor. UP CM Yogi Adityanath was also present. PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh. pic.twitter.com/bH9Yk7LrN7 — ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 14, 2021

"India is no longer seen as a defence importer, it is moving fast on the path of becoming a major defence exporter," the PM said in Aligarh.

"Today, not only the country, but the world is also seeing that from modern grenades and rifles to fighter aircraft, drones, warships are being manufactured in India itself. India is moving towards making a new identity of a defence exporters,'' PM Modi added.

Today, not only the country, but world is also seeing that from modern grenades&rifles to fighter aircraft, drones, warships are being manufactured in India itself. India is moving towards making a new identity of a defence exporter: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/k1ywMLOoZY — ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 14, 2021

The PM began his speech by extending his greetings to people on the occasion of Radha Ashtami and said that he was dearly missing former CM Kalyan Singh's presence.

"It's a big day for Aligarh and west UP. The occasion of Radha Ashtami today makes it more holy. I wish you all…
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