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‘Kashmir Is More Peaceful Now, Except For Pakistan Flouting The Ceasefire’

The India-China face-off in Ladakh has had no impact on the situation in Kashmir, says Srinagar-based Corps Commander Lt Gen B.S. Raju

‘Kashmir Is More Peaceful Now, Except For Pakistan Flouting The Ceasefire’
‘Kashmir Is More Peaceful Now, Except For Pakistan Flouting The Ceasefire’
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2020-10-26T09:08:41+05:30

In an email interview with Outlook’s Naseer Ganai, Srinagar-based Corps Commander Lt Gen B.S. Raju states that the ceasefire agreement with Pakistan is an important confidence-building measure. He says security challenges in the 21st century are manifesting in new ways--hybrid threat is a reality at a national and global level. The India-China face-off in Ladakh, says Lt Gen Raju, has had no impact on the situation in Kashmir.

How do you see the situation in Kashmir Valley after August 5, 2019?

It has been over a year since then. It has been trying times for the Kashmiri people and the security forces. There has been lot of effort to prevent violence and loss of life. The intelligence agencies, security forces and the UT government have ensured a largely peaceful year; the situation is stable but sensitive. The people see through the false propaganda of the adversary and are keen to move forward on the path of peace and dev­elopment. It is a phase where positive progressive...

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