Work to reinforce image of Army, General Bipin Rawat tells top commanders


Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday reminded top army commanders about the “strong image” of the force and called for efforts to reinforce it further, comments that came amid outrage in Kashmir over the controversial “human shield” video .

Gen Rawat was speaking at the army commanders’ conference, which deliberated on an array of issues, including the evolving security situation, modernisation of the force and logistical difficulties for troops in conflict zones.

In his address on the opening day of the three-day conference, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley hailed the Army for tackling challenging situations , and said modernisation of weapons and other critical systems for Army is the government’s “top-most” priority. Read more

Credits: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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