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<b>XII LOK SABHA DEBATES, <i> Session II, (Budget) </i> </b>
XII LOK SABHA DEBATES, Session II, (Budget) Thursday, May 28, 1998 / Jyaistha 7, 1920 (Saka)


Type of Debate: SHORT DURATION DISCUSSIONS (RULE-193)
Title: Further discussion on the statement made by the Prime Minister in the House on 27th May, 1998 on the recent nuclear tests in Pokhran raised by Shri Indrajit Gupta on the 27th May, 1998. TEXT : 14.50 hrs.

ɪx + =ɮE j il Jt + ={ɦEi ɨɱ E j(ɮnɮ ֮Vi ʺƽ ɮxɱ): +vI ɽn, ɽ ɽ E Sɱ * < ɽ BE J i

=vɮ ɽ +< E ɽ ʴɺ] < Ei E +? ɽ <E Vɴɤ M ? E VF E l E ɮ {c {Eix x ʨɺ< xɪ* ɽ 1500 E] nڮ iE ɮ Ex ɱ ʨɺ< *

֮Vi ʺƽ ɮxɱ

=E ]] +* ɮ {Eix Jֶ x< M< E x ʨɺ< x V ɮi E E ɽ {ɮ Mɮɪ V Ei * ɽ ʴɮv xɽ + V ɽ EU ʴɮv Ex E +ni *

ɮn {ɴɮ (ɮɨi) : +Mx E E x ʴɮv xɽ E*

ɮnɮ ֮Vi ʺƽ ɮxɱ : ɽ =xE Iɨi +Mɮ xEҪɮ ɨ xx E i i ɽ =xx E ʱɪ i EE +V =xE x ʨxɺ] E ɪx l E E Ex E {ɮɽ xɽ Ei, E Ex E {ɮɽ xɽ * ɽ i B Sɱ E ɪn BE-n +`-n nx E< B Eɨ Ex ɱ , <ʱB =xx Ex ְ E E E E {ɮɽ xɽ * Ex {ɽ Mi , +M Mi M, Ex E E {ɮɽ xɽ Ei* ɽ ʺSBx *

+ ɮ E ʺSBx ? 1974 BE ʴɺ] EE, iɤ < iɮ M B + ɽ Eɨ n xɽ +* ɽ Eƺ]h] Sɱx ɱ Eɨ l* ɮ <]] V < c Eɨ M B , BE Vxɮx MWɮ M< , 24 ɱ MB + i Sɮ e MB* ɮ V ]{ <]] Sɽ +ֱ Eɨ Snɮ , i + ʮ]ɪɮ x ɱ * <ʱB ɽi Wɰ E =xE i-i ɽ Eɨ VB Vɺ Eɨ E E Ei * ... (ɴvx)

ɮ {ɺ BE ɺj iɮ l* ɽi nx i Sɱ + l E ɺj iɮ Ex ɺj E <iɱ xɽ E Ei Vɤ iE E =E ]] x E ʱɪ VB* ɺj E {ɮIh Ex Wɰ i * + ɽ i ɱ l E ɺj i iɮ Ex =E {ɮIh xɽ l, ]] xɽ l* ɽ ]] E xɽ l -- ɪn E< nɴ l ɽ E, ɪn ɽ E ɱi EU Pɤɮi l E B ʮBEx Pɤɮi l E ɽ x VB, ɽ x VB* B S {c B l, xɽ i ɽ Eɨ ɽi {ɽi Vx SʽB l + Ei l* ɮ <]] E Ei l, ɮ ]Exʶɪx E Ei l, =xE E{ʤʱ] l, ɮ n E l + ɽi {ɽ E Ei l, Ex Mɱx B

nJ< n , ɽ nɴ ɮ >{ɮ l* xɽ E { l + + Vɤ E ʱɪ i = {ɮ BiɮW E + E E ʱɪ ? +{ V Eɨ xɽ E E, = {ɮ BiɮW xɽ Ex SʽB* +{ E i i ɽi +SU l* =E E< ʴɮv xɽ x l, Ex + V Mɪ , =E ʴɮv E< x E< i xEɱE, xɽ Ex SʽB*

ɽ E Mɪ E M <E ɮ +M-+M iɮ E i Ei * <E ɽ E n ɽi ֮ +ɮ + * Z E ʨɱ = Bʮ Vx E V ʤɱEֱ ɮ {c n E l Mi * iɮh-iɮh <Ex x ɱ + 3 iɮJ E ] {cx ɱ * {U i ɽ Mɪ Sxɴ |Sɮ E ʱB + Z EU M ʨɱx E E ʨɱ* x =xɺ iSi E* ]MW + MnʮMW < iɮ E i Sɱ {ci * Z i-i E Mɪ E ɮ ɽ BE Eɴi Sɱi E --

"ɤ nxɪ Vx W x, Ex {SU EW x*"

This was the reaction of the people.

֮Vi ʺƽ ɮxɱ Vɮ V nںɮ M V E ɨZi , iEi E ɨZi * EV +n E E< {U xɽ , =E E< i xɽ i * Eɱ ɽ i xɽ , ʽ]ʮE i * E + VMɽ {ɮ Mɪ l* ɽ {ɮ {ɽ E< l* =xx ɽ {ɮ B {֮x i E* BiɽʺE i E ɨx E =xx Mְ Mʴn ʺƽ V E VF E* B ɨɪ + Mɪ Mְ Mʴn ʺƽ V x iɤ ɮ E -

S Eɮ +W ʽi n MWɶi,

ɱֺi ֮nx ɨɶҮ ni*

V Eɨ + E fM x E ʡ Vɰ E iɱɴɮ {ɮ l +<* + B +* ɱi B x Mɪ* +ɺ-{ɺ ` V nںɮ M {ɮIh E V , E< E E E x E* Vx M E {ɺ ɽ +hֶEi l, E E E xɽ E, +{x +hֶEi gi * BE E n nںɮ, nںɮ E n iҺɮ {ɮIh E V , E x EU xɽ E* <E n E< ]] xɽ E* ɽ E V E +{x E ]] E ʱɪ, ɽ ]] Ex E ɨɪ xɽ l, +{E + ]] xɽ Ex SʽB l* ɮ ɽ Jʽ xɽ E ɮ {cʺɪ ZMc * =xx ɱ 10-12 ɱ BE |E ɮ E Vʮ {Vɤ iM E * < Ei ʶɮh +Eɱ n E ʮ|Vx]] E ʺɪi * 10-12 ɱ Miɮ BE |E ɮ Sɱi , VɺE =vɮ {] ʨɱi l + ɮ n E il JɺE {Vɤ E xEx i l* nx iɮ E EҤ bg J ɮ Mɪ, E< {Eix, E< +iEn EU nںɮ vɮh M ɮ Mɪ* <ix ɮ xEx + * {Vɤ 10-12 ɱ {U Sɱ Mɪ, B ɱi ɮ x * = Ei = i E ɨ l* ɽi + {ɽ 1973 ʶɮh +Eɱ n x +xxn{֮ ɽ ʮV䱪ڶx E l, =ɨ {ɽ i ɽ E M< l E ɮ {c n nix iɱEi x SʽB* ɽ + Ei + |< ʨxɺ] ɽ x +{x ]]] E { n < i E VF E -

We do not intend to use these weapons for aggression or for mounting threats against any country, these are weapons of self-defence, to ensure that India is not subjected to nuclear threats or coercion. We do not intend to engage in an arms race.

ɽi ɡ E , E E bx, vɨEx E i xɽ * ɽ {V Mְ+ x E l* Mְ iM ɽn֮, VxE Ҷ ɽ n M, VxE ɽni <, =xx E l - x ɪ Eɽ E ni , x ɪ xi +x* E E b ni xɽ, Ex E E b xi xɽ * ɽ =xx E l + B xxɱ BVb < i E ʱɪ Mɪ E ɪɮʽi ɪ] xx , ɪɨEi ɪ] xx * B EU E Mɪ * ʡ VF +ɪ E ɽ V x E <ɺ +ɨǺ VɪM* <E Vɽ ɮ =l <Ǻ] Bʶɪ +ɨǺ ְ VɪM* ɽ Ex Sɽi E +ɨǺ i Sɱ * ɽ i n xɽ <* S<x i ɽi ɨɪ < Eɨ M + * {Eix V E Ei l ɽ E V * Bʶɪ EU + n V < Eɨ M B * +ɨǺ Sɱ * <ʱB ɽ Ex E + <ɺ Sɱx ְ VɪM, EE x ɽ Eɨ ְ E n , B E< i xɽ * ʱE B Vɰ Mi E <ɨ {Uc l* +Mɮ B xɽ Ei i + {Uc Vi* EU M ɺ +M xE Mɪ i, B nJ< ni * ɽ {ɮ VF +ɪ E xEɪɮ {x E E <iɱ xɽ + * ɽ +M֨] M{i V x ɽ {ɮ E* xEɪɮ {x i xi , Ex ɽV n n V{x {ɮ <ix E, <E n <xE E <iɱ xɽ +* < i E xi *

15.00 hrs.

֮Vi ʺƽ ɮxɱ +vI ɽn, ɽ ɱ + xɽ , M xɽ il x xɽ SʽB, Ex <E Vɽ E x xEҪɮ {x E iɮ xn xɽ E* + +ɮE E +{ɺ Eɤɱ Sɱ l* +ɮE ɨZi l E Vn x> + ɨZi l E Vn {x x>* =xE Eɤɱ +x n x xx ְ E n*

ɽ ɽ i +< E B E |Ex M< VɺE Eɮh +{x {Jɮx ʴɺ] E, <E E Vɽ l, <E ʱB E< x E< B Vɽ SʽB* |vx j ɽn x E V ɪx < nx n , =ɨ < ɮ iɪ E ɽ {ɮIh E E Mɪ* x <iɽɺ nJ E Vɺ n x {ɮh lɪɮ xB , =E ʱB E< |Ex E Vɰi xɽ {c* ɤɺ {ɽ +ɮE x V{x E n ɽ {ɮ B] ɨ MɮB* ʡ x B] ɨ x ʱɪ* Sɪx x x ʱɪ* Sx E E E< b xɽ l, E< |Ex xɽ l* <Mb x xɪ l VɺE Eb ] {ɴɮ E Vi + V Eb ] {ɴɮ x Mɪ * =E E E< b xɽ l* {U VM iE i b l, Ex =E n = E< b xɽ* {U VM E n ɽ BE +Mx<Vb fS x Mɪ l, Ex =E x ɽ + x E< +iʮE b l, Ex ɽ xEҪɮ ʨɱ Mɪ* ƺ E E E< |Ex xɽ l, E E< b xɽ l, Ex ƺ x {ɮh ɨ E n-ix vɨE EB* ɽ B Eɨ Vɺɨ E E |Ex E Vɰi xɽ * ɽ +{E l , +{E +{x lɪɮ , +{x x ʱɪ, +{ = ]] Ex Sɽi , i <ɨ E |Ex E E< Vɰi xɽ * +Jɮ ɽ +{E +{x ʺEʮ] E ʱB * +{ =E VS Ex E ʱB {ɮIh E * B +V xɽ * ɮ n ɽ Eɪ {.Vɴɽ ɱ x E Vɨx i Sɱ + * < +{x ʺEʮ] E ʱB E * < {ɮIh E |Ex E Vɰi xɽ *

+vI ɽn, < {ɮIh E n, ɽ xɽ S Vx SʽB E ɮ ɮ E< i ɨn {ɮ ` E EM n E EM* < ɮ Sx E +ɴɶEi xɽ EE ɮ |vx j x +{x ɪx {ɹ] E E {ɽ xɽ EM* < i E |vx j x Jֱ i {ɮ E n E <ɨ {ɽ Ex ɱ xɽ * < i E ɦ VMɽ Mi E Mɪ * B xɽ E {ɮh {ɮIh ɮ |i ɱb +{xɪx ʤMc VBM* {Ui E ɱb +{xҪx ɮ {I E l* 1971 ɮ x Sɽi B Mɱ n E l ɮ + l* ɮ l ɮ n Jc Mɪ l* E {] x ɽ xɽ E E ɽ `E xɽ * +{VҶx x ɽ xɽ E* Z vx , {ʱǪɨ] V iEҮ < =xɨ E x ɽ xɽ E E +{x ɽ xVɪV Eɨ E + <ɺ ɱb +{xɪx ʤMc VBM* ɽ iE + E +ɮE x +{x iɴ c Mɱ E Jc V n* ɮ n < i E SS Sɱ E +ɮE + + ɪn c< nJɱ EM, Ex =E Vɽ n b xɽ, ʱE BEV] Mɪ + BE +ɴV ɮ n + BE l Jc Mɪ*

15.04 hrs. (Shri Rahuvansh Prasad Singh, in the Chair)

ɦ{i ɽn, ɮ n <n V E l Jc Mɪ* E x ɽ xɽ E E ɽ +SU xɽ +, {c {ɮ +Fh xɽ Ex SʽB, ɮ Ƥv {c E l +SU x SʽB, B xɽ x SʽB* +{x {cʺɪ E l +SU iɱEi Jx SʽB* B i E x xɽ E, Ex Z +V iVV֤ E V {ɮh {ɮIh E Mɪ , V n E ʱB BE ɽi c Eɪ , <ɺ n E ɽi ɪn x ɱ + + * ɮ n E ɨx nxɪ {ɮh Ei E { + * ʡ ɽV < i Pɤɮx E ʴn M ɮ ɮ E EM nxɪ Vniɮ V ʺɨ E] , ɮ ɮ E SM*

֮Vi ʺƽ ɮxɱ Vɮ E E ]]] E VF Ei B E E =xE E xM? <ix Ec M , xɮV VɪM* B <Wɮ< E l + l* <Wɮ< ɽi U] n V Sɮ iɮ Pɮ + * Ex Vɽ iE =E n E ʺEʮ] E iɱE , =x E E iɮ vx xɽ n* =x xɽ S E nںɮ M E EM? 9-10 Ec M V =E <n-Mn ` B , E EM? ɽ +{x ʽɤ Sɱi * <ʱB ɽ Ex SɽM E n E ʺEʮ] E ʱB < i E vx x Ji B E nxɪ E Ei , nxɪ E EM, +{x Vɤi E Jɱ Jx SʽB + nJx SʽB E ɮ n E Vɤi Ei *

ɽ {ɮ ʡ Ex E VF +ɪ E Ex M VɪM* inn Mx Vx M E ɽ <ix { xɽ +ɪM, EU ʤʱɪx bɱɮ E i ɽ {ɮ E Mɪ* Ex E ɮ + MVʮ EE ] E {Eix E M, ɽ E x ʨxɺ] E l E Ex E {ɮɽ xɽ * Ex E {ɮɽ ɽi M x xɽ E* Ex ɽi M {ɮ M * Ex E i {ɽ n xɽ * ɤɺ {ɽ Eڤ {ɮ Ex M l Ex ʡb Eɺ] x =xE {ɮɽ xɽ E* = 30 ɱ E EҤ Mɪ Ex ɽ Sɱ + * =xE <Ex ɽi +SU xɽ , < xi Ex < i xɽ PɤɮB* =xE xɱ Eɪɨ * =xE +{x +Vn {ɮ Mɴ , +{x Ei {ɮ Mɴ *

+ EU + {ɽ <E E Jɱɡ Ex M l* nxɪ ɮ E Ex <E E Jɱɡ M Mɪ* BE n i Pɤɮɽ] < E + E M? B ʺli + Mɪ E x =xE {ɺ Jx E EU ɨx + x SS E ʱB n<* SS ɮx M Ex ɽ +ʽi-+ʽi Ex E i Ji Mɪ* M < i E ɽ Vi + ɽ E M ɽ Mɪ* Jɱ ɽ l E <ix c Ex M Mɪ i ɪn qɨ ֺx E Jɱɡ E< Mɴi Vɪ Ex xɽ <* ɽ E ɱi c ʶE * =xE <Ex ɽi +SU xɽ , ɽ ʤJɮ Mɪ Ex qɨ ֺx Ү x B , < Vɽ x B * ɮ Ex E Eɤɱ EE ɽ Jc + * +{x n E ʱB Jc , n E M E ʱB Jc + * ɽ ɽi c i i * <ʱB ɽ Ex SɽM E Ex E i E< x< i xɽ *

Ex E i {ɮ +{E <iɽɺ E P]x ii * = ɨɪ Mʱɪ ɱixi Sɱi l + ɽ =xE V l* = ɨɪ ʺJ lc inn + Ei l Ex lc-lc ʺɮ =`i l* ɽ E xɴɤ x x ɱ E n E ʺJ E ʺɮ E EҨi n VɪM* =E ʺɮ E EҨi 80 {ɪ ֽ Mɪ E V E< ʺJ E ʺɮ E]E ɪM = 80 {ɪ ʨɱM* ʺJ E Jɱɡ <ɺ c + E Ex Ei ? E ʺJ nJ, =E ʺɮ E]E ++ + 80 {ɪ V+* M x ɽi ʺJ E ʺɮ VE { ʱɪ Ex ɽ Ex Eɨɪɤ xɽ +* ɽ Ex Mɪ, ɮ Mɪ + ɽ iE Mɪ E V n M i , +{E <iɽɺ E BE + E xi * ɽ E iɮxiɮx <E E * Vɤ ɽ f {]ɪ Mɪ E {Vɤ ʺJ Ji Mɪ, =xE ɮ Eɪ i ɽ BE Mƴ n +n l + = {ʮɮ l V nʱi {ʮɮ i * =xx Vɤ ɽ i x E ʺJ Ji Mɪ i ɽ Ex M E Ji ʺƽ i Vn , Vn i ʺJ El Ji Mɪ* nx Jc Mɪ* Ji ʺƽ + =E l nx Jc E {ֱ {ɮ Sɱ Mɪ* ɽ ɽ {ֱ l VɺE cE ɽ n +i + VɺE V.]. b Ei * = {ɮ _ E Jc Mɪ E V E< ɽ MVɮM, ɽ ]E nE VɪM*


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