Won’t send boots on the ground in Afghanistan, says Army Chief General Naravane


    Won’t send out boots on the ground in Afghanistan, says Army Chief General Naravane

    Army Chief Naravane on Tuesday (January 12) dismissed any strategies of sending soldiers on the ground in Afghanistan.

    Indian Army chief

    Indian Army chief

    Upgraded: Jan 12, 2021, 04: 52 PM IST

    Indian Army Chief M Naravane on Tuesday (January 12) eliminated any plans of sending out soldiers on the ground in Afghanistan, reaffirming New Delhi’s enduring policy of “no boots on the ground”.

    In action to a concern at his yearly presser, General Naravane stated, “As far as Afghanistan is concerned, there are no strategies whatsoever to commit boots on the ground and neither do we envisage such a situation developing in the near future”.

    This is not the first time such declaration has actually come from India In 2017, the then Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman eliminated Indian soldiers on the ground. At that time, the Trump administration was keen India sent its forces.

    India has been Afghanistan’s biggest advancement partner in the region. From mega facilities tasks like the India Afghanistan friendship dam to the Afghan parliament to capacity building, India has actually been providing the nation support because the fall of the Taliban in2001 Both sides are soon anticipated to sign an arrangement on the building of the Shatoot dam that will supply safe drinking water to 2 million residents of Kabul city.

    ( the heading, this story has not been released by Crucial India News personnel and is released from a syndicated feed.).


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