Pokhran: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that India follows ‘no first use’ policy regarding weapons but said what would happen in future will depend on ” circumstances”.
“On the question of nuclear policy. till today, we have a policy of no-first-use. What happens in future, will depend on circumstances,” he told news agency ANI after paying homage to late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the site where the country conducted its second nuclear tests during the regime of the NDA government in 1998.
“In Pokhran, India emerged as a nuclear power. Despite all restraints, Atal ji gave permission for the nuclear test. India was listed among those countries which have nuclear power. I paid homage to Atal ji on his first death anniversary here,” Singh said.