Actor Paresh Rawal and Jaya Prada hail PM Narendra Modi for making India, the fourth nation in the world to have anti-satellite missile capability.
India has become the fourth nation in the world after United States, China and Russia to demonstrate anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a satellite. In a special address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described it as a rare achievement that puts the country in an exclusive club of space super powers.
Actor turned Politician Jaya Prada took to her social media and wrote, “A defining moment for our Nation! #MissionShakti is a hallmark of our scientific aptitude & commitment to national security. Congratulations to PM @NarendraModi ji, our scientists & citizens as India joins the power league of Nations having Anti-Satellite (ASAT) Missile”
The target was a decommissioned Indian satellite which was eliminated within three minutes. The anti-satellite (A-SAT) weapon was launched at 11:16am, the report added.
Paresh Rawal also shared his sentiments. He wrote, “#MissionShakti A Quantum leap. Salute to our scientists and Determined political will. @narendramodi”
Mission Shakti, which was led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, was aimed at strengthening India’s overall security.
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