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Watch | Why Some Army Aspirants Are Disappointed With the Agnipath Scheme

The Wire's reporter Yaqut Ali spoke to army aspirants in Burari, Delhi on why they are disappointed with the Agnipath scheme.

The announcement of the Union government’s Agnipath military recruitment scheme has triggered widespread violent protests across the country. The scheme plans to demobilise 75% of the recruited troops after four years without a pension, sparking concerns over the demobilised Agniveers’ employability.

The Wire’s reporter Yaqut Ali spoke to army aspirants in Burari, Delhi on why they are disappointed with the Agnipath scheme. He also spoke to senior journalist Rahul Bedi who explains why the government’s plan to recruit Agniveers doesn’t inspire trust.