New Delhi: The Defense Ministry has said that those involved in the violence against the Agnipath project have no place in the army. Lieutenant General Anil Puri, Additional Secretary, Department of Military Affairs, met reporters at 2 pm today as protests across the country intensified against the Agnipath Scheme.
He said at the time, “Those involved in the violence against the Agnipath scheme have no place in the military.
All those who join through Agnipath have to file an affidavit that they are not involved in the protests. Discipline is essential to join the military. There is no room for those involved in sabotage such as arson.
Those who engage in violence and damage public property cannot join the military. Every application will be checked by the police.
He can only join the army if he has a police certificate that he is not involved in any sabotage. A large number of youths are likely to join the troop every year due to the Agnipath scheme.
The Agnipath scheme has been announced on the basis of recommendations that have been emphasized for many years.
The Agnipath Scheme is to increase the role of the youth in the three forces. Firefighters will be given all the benefits equivalent to military personnel. Rs 1 crore relief will be provided if firefighters sacrifice their lives. The Agnipath scheme will not be withdrawn. “