India's 28th Army Chief Gen. Naravane, has recently spoken of the India's right to "pre-emptive" strike originating terror across the Line of Control, drew an instant and intense
response from Islamabad.
Under the supervision of Modi government, India has already widely announced two vital border operations on terrorism - one in 2016 in PoK, and the other in Pakistan itself in
The present and former Indian government ministers have largely floated an idea of reclaiming PoK after the dissolution of Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
PoK is "a part of India and we expect to have physical jurisdiction over it one day," said S Jaishankar Minister External Affairs in September.
Army Chief in this context was asked about the feasibility of military operations in PoK said," We have deployed our forces all across the border, including J&K and we have certain plans, if required, those plans can be put into action. We will carry out- and carry out successfully--any task that we are assigned to do."
Gen. Naravane, who took charge as the Chief of Army Staff on December 31, 2019, has stressed on the need to pay more heed to, and enhance capabilities on the China front, too. according to him human rights issues is a key priority.