JAISALMER: Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that India had no expectation to possess foreign lands however would not hesitate to strike back if assaulted.
"India never assaults anybody first. But, if somebody assaults us, we will give a befitting answer. What's more, once we pull the trigger, we won't number the projectiles," Singh said on the second day of his visit to the universal outskirt with Pakistan in Rajasthan. In the wake of holding a survey meeting on fringe security in Jaisalmer on Friday, the Union pastor went to Munabao in Barmer region on day two.
Tending to BSF work force at a Sainik Sammelan, Singh said India had faith in 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam', which signifies 'the entire word is one family'. The visit came in the wake of increased pressure with Pakistan.
Praising BSF staff for securing the outskirt in unfriendly conditions, he said the Center would enhance fringe base and also their administration conditions.
"Pretty much as ranchers stake their lives to spare their property, our security drives too stake their lives to ensure our nation," Singh said at Munabao.
"I am happy with the way the BSF is securing the fringe," he said. Singh planted trees at Munabao and had nourishment with BSF fighters.
Singh guaranteed to repair the outskirt fence that has been harmed in a few places and complete periodical survey.
Floodlights and parallel streets along the outskirt fencing would likewise be finished to encourage compelling watching.
Noticing the absence of legitimate phone office at some outskirt stations (BOPs), he guaranteed to enhance versatile availability by setting up towers near the fringe.
The service will likewise address the lack of impenetrable (BP) coats and consider getting lighter BP coats.
Communicating worry at the deficiency of drinking water offices, he guaranteed to direct an attainability study to give funneled water to all BOPs.
The service would inspect the BSF proposition to develop wellbeing dividers and ring bunds on the fringe of brigade HQs and BOPs.
The issue of utilizing cover outfits as a part of hot temperature would likewise be tended to.
Amid the visit, Union MoS for home Kiran Rijaju, state home clergyman Gulab Chand Kataria, Union home secretary Rajeev Mehrishi, BSF DG K Sharma and other top authorities were likewise present.