Srinagar , October 27: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat named Stone pelters as overground workers (OGWs) of militants, and further said that strict action must be taken against them while talking about the army soldier who died in stone pelting on Friday who was guarding a road construction team.
On the occasion of Infantry Day , while paying tribute at the Amar Jawan Jyoti , He said ,” Every time the army keeps quiet and bears the pain but this time we have filed an FIR against the stone pelters.A strict action should be taken against them”.
However, Rajendra Singh, an army soldier of the Quick Reaction Team, succumbed to injuries he sustained when unidentified persons pelted stones at the convoy passing through the Anantnag bypass tri-junction.
Gen Rawat said , “Pakistan is fully aware that they will not succeed. It is just another way of keeping the pot boiling, keeping the turmoil going and not allowing development to take place in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and ensure that the Indian Army continues to remain embroiled in the proxy war ” .
Pakistan is using terror to keep the ‘pot boiling’ in Jammu and Kashmir, He further added.
He then concluded by saying that Jammu and Kashmir will remain a part of India and no force can take it away from us. (KNB)