Pune: Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said that Pakistan's alliance with the Jihadi groups has serious ramifications on India's security.
"Pakistan alliance with the Jihadi groups has serious ramifications on our security. This can lead to the possibility of Pakistan being a conduit for the eastward spread of fundamentalistic and Islamic ideologies," he said.
The Army Chief was speaking at an event organised by the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies of Savitribai Phule Pune University.
He also said that the neighbourhood continues to have 'proxy wars' in Jammu and Kashmir.
"This design entails employing non-state actors attempts are being made to expand infiltration attacks attempts across borders in other states as well along India's western frontier," he said.
General Rawat also said that the increasing presence of transnational actors in Pakistan in fundamental ideologies is a matter of great concern.
"This lends to complex dimensions to the threat to us.
He further said that the ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) attempt to aid infiltration by the Pakistan Army post and the Trans- LoC actions are being and will be "continued to be responded to, proactively" by the Indian Army.
"We shall take all necessary actions to negate, mitigate and destroy elements involved in planning taking actions against India's security interest" General Rawat said, as per ANI.
He also said that India has threat from the Northern and the Western front and therefore the Indian Army has to maintain strong defence forces. - Zee News