Prime Minister Modi also called up opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav, Mamata Banerjee, Naveen Patnaik, K Chandrashekar Rao, MK Stalin and Parkash Singh Badal to discuss a more coordinated and unified fight against the novel coronavirus.
"The future of terrorism is going to be as dirty as conventional warfare. We might think of there would be a happy ending, but there won't be. So if we think the war on terrorism is going to end, we are wrong," he added.
General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as 28th Chief of Army Staff today, succeeding General Bipin Rawat. After a farewell Guard of Honour this morning,
This is the first time that this position has been created by the central government and appointed General Rawat as the topmost defence officer of the country to be the main point of contact for the government for dealing with defence forces' issues.
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.
"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."
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen Ranbir Singh and several senior officers attended the event. Teams from several battalions of the Indian Army have undertaken trekking expeditions to commemorate the victory in various battles during the 1999 Kargil war.
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