There were reports doing rounds that Parrikar has been personally monitoring BJP’s election campaign in Goa.
Manohar Parrikar said BJP’s Goa elections manifesto would be unveiled on January 25-26.
“First of all, I do not know where there is principle of seniority. There is a procedure set wherein all commanders are verified for their performance,” said Parrikar.
Mamata Banerjee wrote: “They don’t know how to write to a chief minister. They are using the Army to achieve their political purpose.”
Manohar Parrikar said that this was not expected from someone of “your standing and experience in public life.”
The incident took place at south Mumbai’s naval dockyard on Monday at 1:50 pm.
Parrikar will address a ‘Vijay Sankalp’ rally in Parra on his birthday.
Manohar Parrikar said it was “very painful” to see soldiers die but they needed to save children and families.
Mamata Banerjee had said that the the Army deployment was in “clear violation of the Constitution” and a bid to “create a civil war like situation in the country.”
Parrikar said terrorism is a global threat and India is working to establish peace in the region. He also sought joint
efforts to enhance bilateral defence relations.
This is the first formal bilateral visit by an Indian Defence Minister to Bangladesh.
Parrikar will call on President Abdul Hamid in Dhaka Wednesday and hold talks with the Security Advisor to Prime Minister
During Carter’s visit, the two sides will discuss the impact of the political transition in Washington on the India-US defence relationship.
Goans can tell the world that they had sent a man to the Centre who had slapped the enemy across the face, he said.
Referring to the existing 30-year submarine building plan that envisages construction of 24 submarines Defence Minister said India need a longer term plan till 2050.