In the midst of fascinating hypothesis about the reason behind Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat summoning his each of the seven administrators to a marathon meeting in Srinagar on Thursday, there are solid signs that the Army may attempt a hard and fast hostile against aggressors in Kashmir. The meeting occurred at the Army’s 15 Corps base camp in Srinagar’s Badami Bagh Cantonment.
“The authorities were called to Srinagar in light of the fact that it will be troops and officers at Ground Zero who will at last execute the arrangements by fanning out into the hinterland. Also, all leaders have served in Kashmir at some stage, so it bodes well to hold the meet in Srinagar where it will be less demanding to meet military and other security authorities keeping an eye on key operational positions in the event of a noteworthy operation,” dependable and educated sources told this daily paper on state of namelessness.
Sources said that the meeting was before booked to be held in New Delhi yet the setting was moved to Srinagar in a show of consolation to the country that the Army and other security strengths “are in total control in the Valley and are focused on protecting the nation’s sway and respectability and furthermore reestablishing and keeping up peace in Jammu and Kashmir.”
With every one of the authorities being available, it will likewise be less demanding “to have everybody in agreement” and facilitate plans for the development of men and material if there should be an occurrence of an operation that goes for solid outcomes.
With the onset of summer prompting snow-soften and opening of the mountain passes, endeavors by activists to invade into India from the Pakistani side have as of now grabbed even as solid knowledge data of the aggressors and their systems exists.
“The thought is in this manner to deactivate whatever number aggressors as could reasonably be expected, who are as of now present in the Valley, in the following couple of months before winter sets in and, then, foil all penetration endeavors as we are in an overwhelming position hanging in the balance of Control,” the sources said including that Budgam, Kulgam, Traal, Pulwama and Shopian might be the concentration territory of the operation.
This was Gen. Rawat’s third visit to fretful Jammu and Kashmir in the previous one month and 6th subsequent to assuming control as the Army Chief a year ago.
That the Army might decide on a change in operational strategies was shown by Gen. Rawat who as of late said that the Army is battling a “messy war” in Kashmir and that imaginative courses must be taken plan of action to while another top Army official had depicted the executing of 22-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz by activists on May 10 as a “watershed” minute in Kashmir Valley.
The prompt reason for the conceivable strategic move change may have been because of two components. Right off the bat, nearby kid Lieutenant Fayaz’s executing has produced extensive outrage among the neighborhood individuals against aggressors. Besides, the way that many Army operations in the current past have endured because of stone-pelting by regular people empowering the aggressors to escape in the following scuffle.
A day after Lieutenant Fayaz’s shot perplexed body was found, the Army, in an indication of “down to business” toughening of the standards of engagement, began working in a “looking for and engagement” mode and brought back the Cordon and Search Operations (CASOs) deserted in 2002. CASOs include cordoning off a region, requesting that regular people and local people venture outside their homes while a chase is completed for activists and weapons.