In a first, Indian Army Chief confesses ceasefire violations at LoC
*NEW DELHI – Indian Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Bapin Rawat confessed that India is spying on Line of Control (LoC) at Pakistani boundaries.*
Speaking to annual conference on Thursday, Gen Rawat admitted the fact that India does send quad-copters over the LoC with a purpose of spying. “Our two quad-copters were shot down by Pakistan,” he informed.
The Indian army chief also affirmed that India is involved in ceasefire violation on the LoC, despite being aware that the civilian population lives in proximity on the Pakistan’s side of the LoC.
Gen Bapin Rawat also admitted that the situation of Indian-held Jammu Kashmir (IHK) is “out of control”, adding that there is need to make better the situation in IHK. He said that Indian supported the peace process between the US and Afghanistan Taliban but it does not mean to negotiate with Pakistan on Kashmir issue.
Meanwhile, he said that the negotiation talks only will held under the India’s conditions. “Everything is under control on the borders with Pakistan and China. No need to be worry about the situation,” he mentioned.