Truth be told, anyone, who is even remotely concerned with the progress of our nation, India, should’ve perceived the winds of change blowing in the favor of a progressive, stubborn India, when one of the dreaded names of Kashmiri terrorism, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, was deservedly shot down by a joint cordon of the security forces related with the protection of the Indian territory, be it J & K Police, or Indian Army. However, what the chief of Army Staff has said today in a press conference, gives a clear indication to the enemies of our India, residing within our borders, i.e. not to test the patience of the Indian armed forces, especially the Indian Army in Jammu & Kashmir.
Only a couple of days before, in an intense encounter at Parray Mohalla of the northern district of Handwara, four terrorists were gunned down by a joint cordon of the Indian security forces. However, to the chagrin of both the nationalists as well as the concerned Indians, this achievement at the cost of the lives of four innocent Indian soldiers, including a decorated Major of the special operations, Major Satish Dahiya, along with three other paratroopers, Dharmendra Kumar, Ravi Kumar and Ashutosh Kumar. This wouldn’t have been so bad, had the actual details of the entire episode not surfaced.
In reality, the terrorists would have been easily gunned down, had there been no interference by the horde of vicious stone pelters, which obstructed the aims of the security forces, giving the bloodthirsty fundamentalists ample cover, and leading to the unwanted casualties, because our soldiers, as bound by the code of conduct, cannot raise their arms on normal civilians, though this can’t be applied in case of these thankless civilians of Kashmir Valley, most of whome had silently supported the two pronged Kashmiri Holocaust of the 90s.
Into this situation, the statement of the Chief of Army Staff, Bipin Rawat, is bound to shake the so called intellectuals from their intentional slumber.
As per the statement he said, ‘……Those who disrupt operations during encounters and are not supportive will be treated as ‘overground workers of terrorists’. People creating hurdles during anti-terror operations and displaying flags of Pakistan and ISIS in Jammu and Kashmir will be dealt as anti-nationals and will face “harsh” actions…..’
This is not all. Bipin Rawat explained his warning further, “……We would now request the local population that people who have picked up arms, and they are the local boys, if they want to continue with the acts of terrorism displaying flags of ISIS and Pakistan, then we will treat them as anti-national elements and go helter-skelter for them.
“They may survive today but we will get them tomorrow. Our relentless operations will continue. We are giving them an opportunity, should they want to continue to then, we will continue with relentless operations may be with harsher measures and that is the way to continue,” he told reporters after laying wreath to the martyrs of Handwara and Bandipora operations.
Yes, you heard that right. What should have happened long ago, is finally going to take place under the watchful of ex IPS great and now National Security Advisor, Shri Ajit Doval KC [Kirti Chakra], as well as the incumbent Army Chief. If you think that the Army Chief is just issuing warnings in the air, think twice. After all, bringing down Burhan Wani and conducting an official surgical strike on terror launchpads at Pakistan Oppressed Kashmir is not something you can expect from the whimsical politicians, do you?
Incidentally, Bipin Rawat is the same guy who superseded two other generals to become the incumbent Chief of Army Staff, in a rare turn of events, on the basis of his own merit.
Instrumental in many a successful counter terrorist operations, Bipin Rawat is not a man you can mess up and get away with it. He was the chief of the Dimapur based 21 Para Special Forces, who had on a spree of revenge, crossed the Indo Myanmar border in 2015, and successfully shot down all the terrorists of the terror unit NSCN K, who had brutally murdered 18 Indian soldiers in an ambush in June 2015. If he talks, he makes sense, nothing else. So if he warns the budding terrorists of the Kashmir Valley with strict action, he actually means it.
What message does it send to the rest of India?
The message might be rude, but it is loud and clear: Don’t test INDIA’s patience, especially that of the INDIAN ARMY! Having saved millions of lives ever since they shed off their imperialistic duties since 1947, the systematic defamation and torture they’ve endured at the hands of both the opportunistic Kashmiri insurgents, as well as the wicked brigade of the intellectual terrorists of our India [Jaichands in short], for the last 27 years, is uncalled and undeserved for. How long will we keep losing our brave soldiers to the evil designs of these separatists and their human stooges? How long will their evil designs succeed?
Had this commenced way back in 1990, probably India would’ve been a much better place. But given how India is placed in the 21st century, when the menace of Salafi Islamic imperialism is ready to gobble up almost the whole world, the current strategy of our armed forces signify a better future of India and a significantly raised image of our country’s valor to the whole world. For those, who found the former lines too complex, to sum it up, the current strategy of INDIAN ARMY chief is BETTER LATE THAN NEVER!