He will perform ‘Shastra Puja’ (worship of weapons) on the occasion of Dussehra after receiving the first of 36 Rafale jets in the French port city of Bordeaux on on Tuesday and after performing puja, he will take a sortie in the aircraft.
Before leaving defence minister Rajnath Singh tweeted saying, Leaving New Delhi for Paris on a three day visit to France. Shall attend the Annual Defence Dialogue and the Induction Ceremony of Rafale.
India-France bilateral relations have made tremendous progress in the recent years. Looking forward to further and deepen these ties.