After assuming the office of the Army chief of the world third biggest troop force, General Bipin Rawat on Friday takes its first press conference in New Delhi. He interacted with the media in a very light and friendly environment and reply to almost every question vary from surgical strikes in Pakistan to the Jawan video over the quality of food that becomes viral in social media. He did not hesitate in talk about his issues with eastern army command head.
On emerging tension with Pakistan, General said an incident of ceasefire has drastically reduced in last few months, which is a good sign for maintaining peace in the valley. However, he did not hesitate in saying that if things repeated in future India will not bother to conduct surgical strikes.When asked one of our Jawan is in the custody of Pakistan, nothing is being done to bring him back. Rawat said Pakistan has admitted that our Jawan is in their custody. We will follow the due procedure to bring back home.
On Jawan’s Viral video, Bipin Rawat said displaying your problem with social media is not the right way forward especially when you are part of the army, where one has to maintain a higher degree of discipline. Starting up the new complaint box for the problems of a jawan, General said jawan need not take other option. They have to trust the system and take the internal course for the remedy of their problems. General Rawat called social media a double edge sword.