It is reiterated that both these incidents are neither co-related nor do they have any connection with other global or local activities.
General Naravane took over as the 28th Chief of the Army Staff on December 30, succeeding General Bipin Rawat who has become India's first Chief of Defence Staff. Naravane previously served as the Vice Chief of Army Staff.
New Delhi: On his maiden visit after assuming the appointment of the Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane visited...
Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane took over as the 28th Army chief on Tuesday, succeeding General Bipin Rawat who has become India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). General Naravane was previously the Vice Chief of Army Staff.
He was also part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka and had served as India's defence attache at the Indian Embassy in Myanmar for three years.
Singh's defence of Gen Rawat came a day after the Army Chief's remarks while addressing an event in the national capital on Thursday.
General Rawat, who is due to retire on December 31, has spoken for the first time against the massive nationwide protests against the Citizenship Act.
Indian forces escalated the scale of attacks and started targetting the terrorist camps situated inside Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) in retaliation to the support provided by Pakistan Army to push terrorists into Indian territory.
Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command and Lieutenant General YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps were also present during the interaction, in which issues related to Northern Command were discussed.
"It is necessary for the people of Jammu Kashmir to understand that what is happening there is for them only. When the government has given certain instructions...Article 370 has been scrapped...all this has been done to integrate Jammu and Kashmir with India."