On Tuesday chief of army staff General Bipin Rawat conveyed that, India has more other effectual options than surgical strikes to teach Pakistan a lesson. Chief also further conveyed referring to the decapitation and disfigurement of two Indian soldiers on May 1 that, Pakistan believes it is fighting an easy war that’s paying them extras, but we have more other alternatives than surgical strikes that are more impactful and effectual.
Our army is not brutal. I don’t want to heads as we are a regimented force. Rawat was cautious of the United States designating Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a worldwide terrorist. Chief further conveyed that, I will watch if Pakistan really reins him in, because he was subjecting a calendar of protests on the very day he was designated.
Rawat also alluded to the fact that as there was an official bounty on the head of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, it did not lead to any attack on the militant leader. Rawat asserted that the army has been making efforts to reach out to Kashmiri youth.
Rawat further added that, there is a lot of misinformation and programming. Youth conveys they want to become bombers. We are annoying to recognize youth leaders to talk to. I don’t want innocents to be caught in the crossfire.
The army chief waved off reports of a current skirmish between the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and Indian troops in Sikkim. He further added that, there was no raid into our territory. I don’t know where the visuals are from, but they are not from Sikkim.