Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said details of Rafale deal can’t be made public in view of the security of the country.
Speaking in a Bharatiya Janata Party rally in Ambala, the Union minister said that the Opposition is making a nonpractical demand to make public the details of Rafale deal to mislead the people of the country.
He said that in view of the security of the country, all details related to this deal cannot be made public. This has happened not only in the present government, but also during the tenure of previous governments, Rajnath added. He said that the Opposition leaders have been making efforts to come into power by telling lies and misleading the people. The present government has given preference to uplift of poor and development of the country.
There were only three mobile manufacturing factories during the tenure of previous government whereas during the four years tenure of present government, 100 new factories have come up, he added. The Union minister said the pattern of Israel, integrated Border Security System is being implemented to secure and strengthen the borders of the country.
Rajnath said it would not be possible to secure the 22,000 kilometer long land and water borders of the country with wires. “Hence, the Central government has decided to adopt technology based security system,” he said.
The Union minister said that the present government has strongly checked the Naxal movement, which has become a challenge for the country. Now, the security forces are successful in controlling their activities. Speaking on the occasion, Haryana minister of state for Labour and Employment, Nayab Singh said that a sum of Rs 2,294 crore had been spent on development of this area during the four years tenure of present state and Central government.
The Public Works (Building and Roads) Department had spent Rs 123 crore, Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board had spent Rs 13.34 crore, Rs 25 crore had been spent on construction of four bridges, Rs 13.26 crore had been spent on installation of tubewells and Rs five crore had been spent on laying of drinking water pipelines.
Apart from this, the Labour Department has given benefit of Rs 5.26 crore to 4,914 labourers and sewing machines were given to 637 women labourers.