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On Single Notice Indian Army can Capture POK, said Army Chief Mukund Naravane

Army Chief Mukund Naravane on Saturday briefing media in Delhi said that there is a parliamentary resolution that entire Jammu & Kashmir is part of India and if Parliament wants and we get orders to that effect, we'll take appropriate action. Answering several questions including situation in J&K, matter of PoK, CDS formation and future plans/ preparedness of Army and Women’ as army soldier, Naravane intimated the intentions & duties. In his briefing Army Chief listed future plans of Indian Army and how it would strengthen its capabilities and efficiency.

Briefing on Situation in Jammu and Kashmir Naravane emphasized on Indian Army’s preparedness and long-time goals. Army Chief answered on question asked- ‘can PoK be part of India as stated by political leadership?’ There is a parliamentary resolution that entire J&K is part of India. If Parliament wants it, that area (PoK) also should belong to us and when we get orders to that effect, we'll take appropriate action.

Indian Army can Capture POK, said Army Chief Mukund Naravane

Answering another question on threats to Indian Army, Chief replied-Army is facing short term threats as counter insurgency operations, and long term threat conventional wars and Army is preparing advanced in it- he added. Indian Army much better prepared today than before. On PoK capture- Naravane added we will take appropriate action whenever Government issues notice- 'If Parliament wants it, that area (PoK) also should belong to us and when we get orders to that effect, we'll take appropriate action'.

Key Highlights of Army Chief’s Briefing

army chief mukund naravane on pok

Briefing media in Delhi, Army Chief focused on several issues/ situations and also answered questions asked from Media persons. Features are as follows-

  • We will have to train for the future and that is where the emphasis of our training will be.
  • PoK is part of India as political leadership has made resolution that entire J&K is part of India. If Parliament wants it, then, that area (PoK) also should belong to us. When we get orders to that effect, we'll take appropriate action
  • East and West borders’ front both we should focus on equally.
  • Siachen is quite important to us where one formation is looking after western and northern fronts. It is strategically important. It is from there where collusion can happen.

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  • There is a shortage of officers but it is not because there is lack of people applying for it. We have not lowered the standards for selection of officers in the force.

Source- ANI