Amarinder Singh clarifies on his letter to Antony

New Delhi: Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh today clarified that the letter he had written to Defence Minister A K Antony on the date of birth issue of Army Chief Gen. V K Singh was only in his personal capacity.

Referring to a media report on the issue, Singh, in a statement here, said he had written the letter to the Defence Minister about a month ago putting forth his opinion on the issue only in his personal capacity.

According to the report, Singh had supported the Army Chief saying he had the support of the vast majority of ex-servicemen. Amarinder was reported to have written that "politics played a large part in creating the controversy to benefit a few individuals."