Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat has given a strong message to Pakistan. He said that the message of the Balakot strike was clear that we will not tolerate proxy war. Pakistan has also got a clear message from his move.
While speaking at the Center for Air Power Studies in Delhi, Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat said that such action can be taken only when military and political leadership are able to take tough decisions. He said that after the Kargil, Uri and Pulwama attacks, the speed of taking such decisions has been seen by Leadership. Chief of Defense Staff General Rawat further said that if we have to be prepared for the tasks assigned to us. For this, it is important that we maintain our credibility at all times on land, air, and sea. Keep every young person trained and motivated.
The Defense Minister further said that Balakot airstrikes have sent a clear message from India that cross-border infrastructure will not be used as a safe haven for terrorists. He said that Balakot airstrikes forced the rewriting of principles across the border and showed the resolve and capability of the country.