Kolkata- Terming military might as the biggest deterrent to war , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the defense forces will be modernized to ensure that "nobody casts an evil eye" on the nation.

"Fighting a war and winning it has become less difficult these days. But a modern military is a guarantee against war . When we are capable, no one can dare challenge us," Modi said.

"When people have a sense of our military capability, nobody will ever dare to cast an evil eye on our nation," he claimed.