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‘Pokhran test ensured national security’: Jaishankar recalls 1998 nuclear test | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Saturday recalled the the Pokhran nuclear test done in 1998 saying that the "momentous decision has since ensured our National Security."In a post on X, Jaishankar further said, "The current NDA Government has built on that foundation, robustly countering terror and building our border infrastructure.""The country must know who stands where when it comes to National Security issues.Our political choices are eventually choices about the future of Bharat", he added.Twenty-six years ago, NDA government under PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee conducted the Shakti series of nuclear tests at Pokhran.On May 11 and 13, 1998, India conducted five nuclear tests of advanced weapon designs at the Pokhran range in Rajasthan's desert. The first three detonat...