Welcoming the Centre’s decision to cancel talks with Pakistan, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat Saturday said it is time to avenge the kind of barbarism meted out by the neighbouring country to ensure the “other side feel the same pain”.
“We need to take stern action to avenge the kind of barbarism that terrorists and the Pakistan Army have been carrying against our soldiers. It is time to give it back to them in the same coin but not by resorting to similar kind of barbarism. I think the other side must also feel the same pain,” he told reporters in Jaipur.
The Army chief’s remarks came in the wake of the “brutal killings” of security personnel by Pakistan-based entities and the release of postage stamps glorifying Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani who was killed by Indian security forces in July 2016.
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Specifying that action against Pakistan was needed but not in a barbaric manner, Rawat said, “We have carried out similar actions against them whenever they…