New Delhi: In the wake of April 4 report about army movement towards the national capital, published in Indian Express, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s strongman sought an explanation from the Prime Minister and to 'clear the air'.

"Read Indian Express story about armed forces. PM should clear the air so that confidence of people is not moved," Modi's tweet said.

According to the published report, non-notified movement of two units of Indian Army has moved towards Delhi on January 16, the day when Army Chief General VK Singh approached Supreme Court on his date of birth issue has raised the alarm bells ringing at highest levels in Government.

However, the Ministry of Defence and the Indian Army rubbishing the report termed the movement a ‘routine exercise’.

The BJP has also asked Defence Minister AK Antony’s explanation and demanded his resignation.

(JPN)