Army `alert` to situation on borders with Pak, China
The Army has taken elaborate measures to safeguard the borders with China and Pakistan and does not see any reason for worry, a senior Army officer said on Tuesday.
Yol Camp (HP): The Army has taken
elaborate measures to safeguard the borders with China and
Pakistan and does not see any reason for worry, a senior Army
officer said on Tuesday.
"Army is fully geared up as far as the security of the
borderline with China and Pakistan is concerned. We have taken
elaborate measures," General Officer Commanding (GOC), 9
Corps, Lt Gen A K Choudhary told reporters here.
"There is no need to worry. We keep observing the
movements and the postures of the neighbouring countries
inimical to the peace of the country," he said.
Choudhary said the Army was "prepared and alert" to
ensure territorial integrity of the country. "We are at it. We
are alert of the China border."
With regard to the changing security postures on this
side of the border, he said, "We cannot just sit and wait.
We change our own tactics and keep a tab on developments of
the neighbouring countries."
In reply to a volley of questions on reported
transgressions along Sino-Indian border, Choundary said, "It
is a matter of perception.
"The border line with China is not fully demarcated
and both the countries have their own perceptions of the
border line and so the troops of the respective countries
patrol the border line according to it," he said.
"Till the border line with China is not fully
demarcated, the troops on the both the sides will continue to
do security runs as per this perception," he said.
On the issue of Adarsh Society scam, in which several
top officers were allegedly involved, he said it would not
demoralise security forces as "it is an aberration".