Appeals local youth to shun guns, look after their families for better, peaceful future
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat Friday said that economic condition of Pakistan was really bad and they will be ready to go to any extent to get money.
“You know through which situation Pakistan is going through and who is giving orders and directions to them. All of you know it. There economic condition is really bad, and they will be ready to go to any extent to get money. If they get money, what they will do, is what they had been doing all these years,” he told reporters after laying wreath at Kargil War Memorial in Drass as part of celebration of 20 years of ‘Operation Vijay.’
According to Kashmir News Service (KNS) correspondent, he said there is a difference between talk and action. “You should only in believe in talk when you see action happening on ground,” the army chief added.
He also paid homage to those soldiers who lost their lives and highlighted their sacrifices. On the occasion Genera Rawat said, “Let me convey a message to me countrymen that you can be rest assured that any task given to the defence services will always be accomplished, no matter how challenging or how difficult a task is.”
“Our soldiers will continue to man and guard the borders under challenging circumstances so that you can rest in peace and sleep with comfort in your homes. All we need is your (people) support so that the soldiers can continue to remain motivated and be encouraged to carry on his tasks as ever before,” he said.
The Army Chief also appealed to Kashmiri youth to shun guns and look after their families for a better and peaceful future. “Any local youth who picks up the gun is no longer innocent,” General Rawat said.
He also said that Army was trying to motivate families of these “misguided” youth to leave the path of violence. “We are trying to approach civil society, preachers, parents, and siblings of militants to make them understand,” he said according to the reports.