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Letter by military veterans 'disgusting act' by grand alliance: Javadekar

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Friday termed a reported letter written by over 150 military veterans to a "disgusting act by grand alliance", saying it reflected disappointment and nervousness of the opposition.

Expressing outrage over the "use" of the armed forces for "political purposes", military veterans have written to Kovind to seek his intervention in preserving the apolitical character of the services.

The letter, dated April 11, carries the names of eight former service chiefs but two of them -- former (retd) S F Rodrigues and (retd) N C Suri -- said they have not signed it.

"It is a proof that how disgusting acts are being done by a gathering against A letter in the name of ex-servicemen has surfaced which is not signed by those whose names appear in the letter," Javadekar told reporters.

"The letter which was not sent to the is sent to There cannot be a more shameful incident than this," he said.

On Income Tax Department's raids on the premises of Kamal Nath's aides, the BJP's poll in-charge for said the has started scams within 100 days of coming to power in

He added that the party should clarify the source of the unaccounted cash seized in the raids.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 20:45 IST