We are facilitators of peace; adopting hard power, soft power approach to bring situation under control in J&K: Rawat

Srinagar: The Army has managed the situation well along the borders with China and Pakistan and there should be no cause for concern, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Thursday.

Rawat, speaking at his annual press conference, also said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be improved further.

“We are only facilitators for peace in J&K,” he said.

Army Chief said the situation in J&K needs to be brought under better control. “We’re adopting hard power and soft power approach. But the offer to militants to come over ground, look at peace is always there as who is getting affected by this? People of Kashmir themselves,” he said

“We have managed the situation well along the northern and western borders,” Gen Rawat said, adding that there should be no cause for concern.

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