Facing problem? Come to me, identity will not be disclosed: Army chief Rawat
New Delhi: Sounding averse to the idea soldiers complaints should be publicised on social media, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said such matters should be solved internally and if one had a problem, he may be approached personally.
“The identity of the soldier making the complaint would not be made public. We are one team and we work as one force to ensure India is secure and peaceful,” said Rawat in his maiden press conference after assuming the charge. Taking coinczence of back to back complaints from soldiers splashed on social media, he said the government has a heart for the welfare of soldiers and their problems are redressed as soon as these came to notice, he added.
He admitted that nation is facing security challenges along the borders, expressing his concern regarding the proxy war.
What else Army chief said?
- We are willing to walk extra mile and go beyond our mandate for the safety of our people.
- If a soldier writes to us regarding his grievances penning down his identity; will ensure that his identity is not made public.
- If a person is unsatisfied with the action taken, he can choose other ways of voicing his grievance.
- With combined efforts of security forces, we have been able to bring situation under control in Jammu and Kashmir.