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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 522
TO BE ANSWERED ON 01.03.2016

Invitation to movie stars in Defence functions

522. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar 

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:-

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state the reasons for inviting movie stars to the Inaugural Ceremony of the International Fleet Review 2016 hosted by the Eastern Naval Command recently?

Answer
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR

Mr. Akshay Kumar and Ms Kangana Ranaut were invited by the Indian Navy for the variety entertainment programme of the Opening Ceremony of the International Fleet Review organised for visiting foreign military personnel and other guests.