Adhering to his poll pitch of strengthening the border security to avoid infiltration, Modi hit the headlines when he was reported to have given a free hand to the three arms of the defence forces.
While the agenda of the conference is still not clear, it is believed that ceasefire violations and Sino-India relations on the Line of Actual Control would be the main point of discussion here.
Delhi : PM Narendra Modi speaking at the combined commanders conference pic.twitter.com/YwnRdtGhAf— ANI (@ANI_news) October 17, 2014
Delhi : PM Narendra Modi addressing combined commanders conference pic.twitter.com/GnPFGfM1l5— ANI (@ANI_news) October 17, 2014
Good that the specialist forces hear from the Head (PM) himself what the national priorities are. It maybe an attempt by Parvez Musharraf to be seen in the media,we shouldn't be provoked by what he says,best just ignore : Jay Panda,BJD on combined commanders meet
11:00 am: Narendra Modi suggests that the Indian Defence should not be pressurised by political panache. They should retaliate with equal vigour as that of the enemies.
Delhi : PM Narendra Modi & Defence Minister arrives for the corps commanders conference pic.twitter.com/9Eywy8HBXk— ANI (@ANI_news) October 17, 2014
Delhi : PM Narendra Modi & Def Min Arun Jaitley with the three service chiefs at the commanders conference pic.twitter.com/l57j71ADps— ANI (@ANI_news) October 17, 2014