Defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday that there has been no violation in any rule over the selection of chief of Indian army. Stating that the government has not violated any rules of selection process, Parrikar said selection of Chief of Armed Forces is the prerogative of Government.
“If seniority, date of birth was the only criteria, we should have left it to the computer to select the service chief…why follow a cabinet process,” he added.
Chinese Peoples Liberation Army is raising a Strategic Support Force. This force is likely to be the game changer in future wars.
The creative may include China’s rocket being launched, a picture of PLA soldiers sitting in front of computer terminals and pictures of sensors placed on the border with India.
This special status is unique to India and institutionalizes the progress made to facilitate defense trade and technology sharing with India to a level at par with that of the United States’ closest allies and partners, and ensures enduring cooperation into the future.
China aims to win the battle for adversary’s mind by Psychological Warfare even before the battle is joined. She does it in continuum during peace and war. India needs to get her act together on this aspect.