Zoom News : Nov 02, 2022, 01:05 PM
Jammu And Kashmir | Defense Minister Rajnath Singh recently said that his government is committed to annexing Pakistan-occupied Kashmir back to India. After his statement, Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen ADS Aujla said that the army is fully prepared to act on whatever orders have been given.During an interaction at the Corps Headquarters in Srinagar, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 15 Corps said, "We are improving our conventional capabilities. We are doing this so that we don't look back when the need arises. "At the same time, the Corps Commander responsible for guarding the Line of Control (LoC) also said that the overall defense preparedness of the Indian Army has received a huge boost in the last 20 months since the ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan.Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday that India's development journey in the north would be completed after reaching Gilgit and parts of Baltistan in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). He said this while referring to a resolution passed in Parliament in 1994 to take back these areas from the illegal occupation of the neighboring country. Addressing the 'Shaurya Diwas' program here, Rajnath Singh said, "We have just started our journey of development in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. When we reach Gilgit and Baltistan, our target will be accomplished.Shaurya Diwas is celebrated in the memory of the Indian Air Force reaching Srinagar on this day in 1947. On this occasion, Rajnath Singh had said that the Centre's decision to abrogate Article 370 on August 5, 2019, ended discrimination against people in Jammu and Kashmir. "Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, discrimination against the people of Jammu and Kashmir ended on August 5, 2019. This has brought a new ray of hope in the region.He had said, "Kashmir and Ladakh are on the fast track of development today. The area is touching new heights of development. We have just begun our journey to the north. Our journey will be completed when the resolution passed unanimously in Parliament on February 22, 1994 is fully implemented and we reach the rest of our areas like Gilgit and Baltistan.