Agneepath scheme will create ‘terrible’ situation in the country, withdraw it: AAP to PM Narendra Modi
New Delhi: As the opposition and protesters continue to demand withdrawal of the Agneepath scheme, AAP MP Sanjay Singh on Wednesday (June 22) urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “immediately” withdraw the military recruitment scheme, saying it Claiming that the country will have to face one. Terrible situation” otherwise. In a letter to PM Modi, Singh said the implementation of the Agneepath scheme would “destroy” the army’s infrastructure and capability. With the scheme offering four years of service without pension and other benefits, Singh said this could lead to misguided youth by anti-national and criminal organizations who will not be able to get employment and face financial difficulties after their short-term service. will do.
Highlighting the short training period of only six months, the AAP MP said, “It is astonishing that the government is preparing to deploy crores of youth in front of enemy bayonets by providing training of only six months.”
Further, he said that no power in the world can compete with the soldiers of our army today as they have faced rigorous and efficient training of “one and a half to two years”. “Without adequate training, what else will our youth be able to do other than endangering their lives as well as the security and sovereignty of the country?” You leader asked.
Singh claimed that if the recruitment scheme is implemented, it will push crores of youth of the country into a “dark lane of despair and depression”. He said, “In the coming years this scheme will create such a dire situation in the country that perhaps the government of that time and its machinery will have to spend all their energy in dealing with it.”
Terming the Centre’s decision to launch the Agneepath scheme as “a disgraceful step and a foolish decision” and a “petty political ploy”, Singh accused the central government of going ahead with such a military recruitment scheme, claiming only To “short-cut” that through. It gave employment to lakhs of people in a jiffy. He urged the PM to “withdraw this black scheme immediately”.
Earlier on Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had said that PM Modi should be treated like the three controversial agriculture laws. Agneepath scheme will have to be withdrawn.