Antony stressed that the country cannot afford to have such controversies in the future and already steps have been taken to avoid them.
Army Chief General VK Singh on Thursday said that he was happy with the way the matter related to his age was handled.
The Supreme Court on Friday disposed off Army Chief’s petition on age row after General VK Singh decided to withdraw his plea.
Defence Ministry on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court order upholding its decision on Army Chief General VK Singh`s date of birth.
The Supreme Court on Friday disposed off Army Chief General VK Singh’s petition which had sought to restore his date of birth as May 10, 1951 and not May 10, 1950 as accepted by the Defence Ministry.
Ahead of Friday`s hearing on the
age row, Army Chief General VK Singh on Wednesday placed before the SC additional documents to support his case.
BJP on Monday slammed the government
for issuing fresh directions to reconcile Army Chief Gen V K
Singh`s age in official records.
General VK Singh will have to retire from service if his date of birth is finally determined as 10.5.1950.
In its first reaction on the
issue, RSS came out in support of Army chief Gen VK
Singh on the age controversy and slammed the government.
A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice SH Kapadia on Friday rejected the PIL filed by The Grenadiers Association (Rohtak Chapter).
Army Chief Gen VK Singh, who has approached the Supreme Court for settling his date-of-birth row, has found a supporter in his PhD degree guide.
Gen Singh had two sets of date of birth in the official
records- May 10, 1950 and May 10, 1951, leading to the
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