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Radicalised Kashmir youths will realise guns no solution: Army chief

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Hoping that the situation in and will improve, Army Bipin on Sunday said the radicalised youths in the Valley will soon realise that they cannot achieve anything with guns.

The people of and stood for peace, though there were some youths who had been radicalised, said while speaking here at the 70th Raising Day celebrations of the and Light Infantry.

They think they can achieve their goal through guns but the time is not far when they will realise its futility in solving their problems, the of Army Staff said.

He called for united efforts to restore peace in the Valley which has been witnessing militancy-related violence.

He said that a way forward to peace had to be found together. "There is hope that the situation in will improve," he added.

Referring to the violence in the Valley, said though the atmosphere there had been vitiated, the situation had not deteriorated.

He said that unity in diversity is the essence of Kashmiriyat and the Valley youths should be made aware of this fact.

He appreciated the infantry regiment for its services to the nation in the last 70 years.

The regiment was also affiliated with Indian Naval Ship Kochi, a guided missile destroyer and Srinagar-based 51 Squadron of the

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 21:40 IST
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