Agni-V test has put India into elite club: BJP

New Delhi: BJP President Nitin Gadkari today hailed the successful launch of Agni V ballistic missile, saying it has put India into an elite club of nations.

"Gadkari has congratulated the DRDO scientists for this proud milestone in the security of the nation since India has now become a missile power," BJP said in a statement.

The Agni-V missile, having a range of 5,000 km, was successfully test-fired this morning a launch pad off Odisha coast. "The fully indigenous missile Agni-V has put India in the elite club of nations," Gadkari said.