Lt. Gen DS Hooda said on Tuesday that Kargil like situation won’t arise again as India is much prepared today.
Hooda made the statement while interacting with Media in Dras (J&K) on the occassion of Kargil Vijay Diwas.
The Lt. Gen said ” We are much, much prepared today, can say with absolute confidence that Kargil-like situation won’t arise again.”
On civil disturbance (J&K), Hooda said ” As far as restraint is concerned, Army not in forefront of tackling this civil disturbance. It’s more police & CRPF.”
” They are doing it with utmost restraint. We are there on ground, we are seeing it happening. Police has been dealing with this situation for last 20-25yr. They know restraint is to be exercised, that’s exactly what they’re doing,” he added.
On Pakistan role in Kashmir unrest, Hooda said ” There is no doubt in our mind that Pakistan has a direct role in what we are calling the proxy war in Kashmir.”