The Centre had in July 2019 informed the Parliament that decision to scrap Viraat was taken after due consultation with the Indian Navy.
Aircraft carrier INS Viraat was decommissioned by the Indian Navy in 2017
The world’s longest serving aircraft carrier INS Viraat has been decommissioned by the Indian Navy and will be dismantled soon.
Addressing an election rally in Delhi on Wednesday, PM Narendra Modi said the former prime minister used INS Viraat as a private taxi and his in-laws were onboard the aircraft carrier.
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