Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has mentioned that peace needs to be given a chance in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), in accordance with Indian media stories.
In an unique dialog with The Economic Times, General Rawat acknowledged that he helps dialogue to resolve the continuing issues in IoK.
“Talks must happen. We kill them and more would join [the movement for freedom]. Infiltration can be controlled, but this cycle of recruitment of local youth can go on and on. So…let’s give peace a chance and see,” he added.
While commenting on the controversial incident in which an Indian Major Leetul Gogoi had tied a Kashmiri youth to his jeep as a ‘human shield’, General Rawat mentioned: “The inquiry is on. I had also made the statement that strongest punishment would be given to him if he is found guilty.”
Indian atrocities continued unabated in IoK as Indian troops, in their continued acts of state terrorism, martyred 31 Kashmiris together with a lady and 6 younger boys over the past month of May.
According to the info issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, the killings rendered three ladies widowed and 5 youngsters orphaned.
During the interval, 314 folks had been injured as a consequence of the usage of brute drive together with the firing of bullets, pellets, and tear-gas shells by the Indian army, paramilitary, and police personnel on peaceable protesters.
Over 288 individuals together with Hurriyat leaders, activists, and college students had been arrested throughout home raids and crackdown operations. The troops additionally broken 67 residential homes and disgraced six ladies through the month.