The Army chief also responded to the controversy over the opening of cantonment roads, saying it had to be done to help civilian population residing in and accessing cantonment areas
Peace should be given a chance in Kashmir, said Army chief General Bipin Rawat in an exclusive conversation with ET, adding that he was in favour of dialogue to break the cycle of terror groups recruiting more Kashmiri youth.
“Talks must happen. The issue is that a lot of locals are joining militancy. We kill them and more would join. Infiltration can be controlled, but this cycle of recruitment of local youth can go on and on. So…let’s give peace a chance and see,” he told ET.
Further, on Doklam and the overall situation on the Line of Actual Control with China, the Army chief said the situation had returned to “normal as earlier” after the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Read More