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`Anti-terrorist ops should not cause harassment to people in J&K`

PTI | Last Updated: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 15:55

Jammu: Calling for zero human rights violation during counter terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Army`s Northern Command Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra on Monday asked the troops to ensure that people are not put to any inconvenience or harassment in the state.

"Counter terrorist operations require patience, maturity and restraint. I know the task is onerous but I have faith in your abilities and we must ensure at all times that the people are not put to any inconvenience or harassment due to our actions," Lt Gen Chachra, GOC-in-C, Northern Command said in his message on the eve of Human Rights Day.

"We are a people`s Army where we respect human life and take pride in our benevolent attitude towards women and children. This should continue to remain enshrined in our ethos and daily lives," Lt Gen Chachra said.
"As professionals, we are here to serve our country. I am proud of each of my officers, JCOs and men, and compliment you for your dedication and sacrifice. Lets work for a peaceful 2014," he said.

First Published: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 15:55
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