In an address at the Army Day parade, Gen Naravane said a “befitting response” was given to the “conspiracy” to make unilateral changes on the border
In a clear message to China, Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Friday said no one should make any mistake of testing India’s patience though it committed to resolve the border standoff along the northern frontier through talks and political efforts.In an address at the Army Day parade, Gen Naravane said a “befitting response” given to the “conspiracy” to make unilateral changes on the border and that the sacrifice of the Galwan heroes in eastern Ladakh will not go waste.
“We committed to resolve disputes through talks and political efforts.
But no one should make any mistake of testing our patience,” he said.
I want to assure the country that the sacrifice of the Galwan heroes will not go waste. Indian Army will not allow any harm to the country’s sovereignty and security,” he added.
Twenty Indian Army personnel laid down their lives in a fierce hand-to-hand combat on June 15 last year in Galwan Valley.
Incident that marked the most serious military conflicts between the two sides in decades.
He said eight rounds of military talks held between India and China to bring the situation under control.
“Our efforts will continue to find a solution to the current situation.
On the basis of mutual and equal security,” he said.
Referring to cross-border terrorism from Pakistan, he said the neighbouring country continues to provide a safe haven to terrorists.
Pakistan continues to provide safe haven to terrorists. In the training camps, across the LoC (Line of Control), around 300-400 terrorists are