Indian army prepared to meet any challenges: Gen Dalbir Suhag

NEW DELHI, DEC 31 (UNI):- Outgoing Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh talking to reporters after inspecting a guard of honour in New Delhi on Saturday. UNI PHOTO-9U

NEW DELHI : Indian army is prepared to meet any challenges, Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag who superannuated as Army chief said today.
He also thanked the government for providing a free hand and implementing OROP.
He said that infiltration attempts had increased during the year and the number of terrorists killed too was nearly double the previous year.
The Indian army is prepared to meet any challenges, he said, adding that the force had focused on operational preparedness during his tenure.
Suhag said that when he had taken over he had said that the response of Indian army to any action against our interest would be immediate, adequate and intense.
Indian army has done that in the last two-and-half years, he said. (AGENCIES)