Military Literature Festival-2020 Begins: Maarak kshamta of a mobile bigger than that of a missile, says Rajnath Singh

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh |

December 18, 2020 11:42:25 pm

Rajnath Singh.

Underlining the ever-evolving nature of warfare in global scenario and in an apparent reference to the impact of social media in conflicts between nations, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said the range of a mobile phone now is bigger than that of a missile.

“As times change, the nature of threats and wars is also changing. In the future, other security-related issues may come before us. “Today the maarak kshamta (range) of a mobile has crossed even the reach of a missile,” said Rajnath.

Addressing the 2020 edition of annual three-day Military Literature Festival (MLF) after inaugurating it virtually, he said conflicts are gradually becoming “comprehensive” in the manner never imagined earlier and warned that different kinds of security threats may emerge in the future.

He added that the enemy can now reach people even without crossing any borders, and urged everyone to play the role of a soldier. “We should remain alive to these dangers and save ourselves from wrong and misleading information and save others too, and festivals like this can play a key role in this,” he said.

Underlining the ever-evolving nature of warfare in global scenario, Rajnath urged people, especially youngsters, to acquaint…

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