Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat Sends Strong Message to Pakistan, Says 'Any Misadventure Will Be Repelled With Punitive Response'
Army chief General Bipin Rawat (Photo Credits: ANI)

New Delhi, July 13: Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response and no act of terror will go unpunished, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said Saturday. Speaking at an event on '20 Years after Kargil Conflict', Rawat said Pakistan Army, time and again, resorts to misadventure, either through state-sponsored terrorism or intrusions in India. Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat Says Not Yet Ready to Take Women in Front-Line Combat Roles.

"The Indian armed forces stand resolute and ready to defend our territorial integrity. Let there be no doubt that misadventures will be repelled with a punitive response," he said.

The rise of non-state actors and the readiness to use terror and other irregular methods of fighting have become a new norm, he said.  Addition of cyber and space domain has changed the battlefield scenario, the Army chief noted. Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat Wants Illegal Immigrants 'Deported', Says Parties Supporting Them 'Undermining National Security'. 

Rawat also asserted that no act of terror will go unpunished. "Surgical strikes post-Uri and Balakot (terror attacks) have amply demonstrated our political and military resolve against terror. Any act of terror will not go unpunished," Rawat added.