Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General C P Mohanty at the moment stated that if India would not have invested in its armed forces, then the nation would have misplaced the battles in Galwan and Doklam.
“Had the country not invested in security, we would have lost probably the war in Kargil, Doklam. Even internal security in Jammu and Kashmir would have been in turmoil. Our northeast region would have been in turmoil and Naxals would have had a field day,” Lieutenant General Mohanty stated at an occasion.
It is the position of armed forces to make sure peace, be it inside or exterior. If Tibet had sturdy armed forces, they by no means would have been invaded. If there was peace in Afghanistan, there would have been prosperity: CP Mohanty, Vice Chief of Army Staff, at an occasion in Delhi pic.twitter.com/nXPPhEBBV5
— ANI (@ANI) September 26, 2021
Responding to arguments on expenditure on armed forces, he stated, “If Tibet had strong armed forces, they would have never been invaded.”
Lieutenant General Mohanty additionally stated the incidents in Doklam and Galwan has not solely enhanced the status of the nation however has given the nation a ”massive stature” within the worldwide enviornment.
He stated, “Today everybody talks about India as the net security provider and it is a security umbrella against a big nation.”
Lieutenant General Mohanty added that Indian armed forces are a logo of nationwide integration as they rise above ethnicity, caste and creed.
He highlighted that Indian armed forces do not need any political aspirations and respect the politics within the nation.
“There have been other examples where the military leaders had political aspirations. The Indian Armed Forces have no such aspirations, we respect the politics here,” he pressured.