Indian Chief Minister demands a military air base in Gujarat
Narabet, Jan 04, 2009 (Asia Pulse Data Source via COMTEX) --
Indian Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi says his state, which shares its border with Pakistan, needs a strategic airbase for security reasons.
After meeting Indian Border Security personnel at Narabet check post along India-Pakistan border and reviewing security arrangements, Modi said he would urge UPA Government at the Center to focus on developing more strategic airbases in the state.
Along Jodhpur- Naliya border area, Deesa is a centre point where an air base should be developed. I hope Central Government will look into the matter of Deesa which can be developed into an air base which is important for state of Gujarat, he added.