Army will act if Parliament wants PoK back: Gen Naravane
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Army will act if Parliament wants PoK back: Gen Naravane

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New Delhi, Jan 11: Army Chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday said if Parliament wants Pakistan-occupied Kashmir back and we get directive, the Army will take action.

'There was a Parliamentary resolution long back that the entire erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir is ours. If Parliament wishes that it be ours and we get a directive, we will act on it,' Gen Naravane said at the annual press conference of the Army here.

'Indian Army is a professional Army. We are for the people & by the people of India. Our actions are for our countrymen. We function within the ambit of Indian Constitution & core values enshrined in the Indian Constitution,' he said.

On Siachen, he said, 'Siachen is very important to us where one formation is looking after western and northern fronts. It is strategically important. It is from there where collusion can happen. (UNI)

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