New responsibility is the biggest ever challenge : Antony
New Delhi, Oct 24 (UNI) Defence Minister A K Antony today said the new responsibility he had been entrusted with was the biggest ever challenge in his political life.
"I am sure this is going to be the biggest challenge in my political life so far," Mr Antony, a three-time Chief Minister of Kerala, told mediapersons immediately after his swearing in as the Defence Minister.
Mr Antony, who had earlier worked as the Minister for Civil Supplies in the Narasimha Rao Ministry, said "there are merits and demerits and tension in every new assignment." Asked if he was thrilled at his new assignment, he said " in politics, there will be ups and downs. I have faced both." UNI SH MIR DB2055