PM refuses to comment on Army chief`s age row

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday refused to comment on the controversy over the age of Army chief VK Singh.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
on Thursday refused to comment on the controversy over the age of
Army chief VK Singh.

"It is a sensitive issue. I do not want to comment," he
said on the sidelines of a function to launch the book `The
Tribune 13 Years: A Witness to History.

The Army chief has filed a writ petition in the Supreme
Court seeking direction to the government that his date of
birth on military records be treated as May 10, 1951 and not
1950.

PTI