Watch: Rajnath Singh performs 'Shastra Puja' on Rafale combat jet
It a historic day for Indian forces as the nation got access of the French-made Rafale combat jet. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has attended the handover ceremony at aircraft maker Dassault Aviation facility in Merignac, southwestern France. He was joined by his French counterpart Florence Parly.
The defence minister has performed a traditional Shastra Puja on the new aircraft as he was seen putting an 'Om' tilak and also laid some flowers and coconut, Rajnath Singh has done this just before taking off in it for a sortie in the newly-acquired two-seater jet.
Tue, Oct 08, 2019, 09:24 PM
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