New Delhi: The Defence officials have confirmed that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will continue the tradition of performing “Shastra Pooja” but in Paris on the occasion of Dussehra. Singh will receive the Rafale aircraft on October 8.
“During his days as Home Minister, Rajnath Singh would perform Shastra pooja every Dussehra. Now as a defence minister also, he would continue the tradition,” said the officials.
The Minister will soon leave for Paris and meet French President Emanuel Macron and then proceed to Bordeaux for receiving the first Rafale aircraft made for India.