New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Tuesday that the armed forces are fully prepared to deal with any threat from Pakistan. He said that the army is committed to maintaining cordial relations with the general public of Jammu and Kashmir.
General Rawat was speaking at a seminar on ‘State-of-the-art technology infusions in the field of defense’ at the Society of Indian Defense Manufacturers here.Rawat said, “Armed forces’ relations with the general public of Kashmir used to be very cordial in the 70s and 80s.”
He said, “At that time, we used to mix fire with the public without guns. It would be great if that kind of harmony starts again between the army and general public. We will have good relations with the general public.”Special status of the state has been abolished, after which a large number of security forces have been deployed there.
General Rawat said that the country does not need to fear statements.In February, a suicide bomber blew himself up in an attack in which 40 Central Reserve Force (CRPF) personnel were killed.In response, the Indian Air Force killed several terrorists by firing bombs at terrorist camps located in Pakistan.