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Social media must be controlled to stop radicalisation: Gen Rawat

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Bipin said that some Kashmiri youths are getting radicalised due to and falsehood about religion being fed to them.

"Radicalisation through is becoming one of the reasons for raising funds for terrorist organisations. The biggest issue is that needs to ensure that radicalisation does not happen through false information and misinformation," said at the Raisina Dialogue conference.

"That is why you find more and more educated youth being drawn into terrorism," he added.

said that terrorism is 'a new mode of warfare' and a 'multi-headed monster' that is 'here to stay' as long as states continue to push and promote it as a state policy.

The said that should be worried about the presence of in its backyard and that there should not be any conditions in talks with as a part of Afghan peace process.

"has always treated as its backyard and they have always been concerned about it. They would always want a situation in that is more favourable to them. Even if it means speaking to the devil, they will do it. When you have to talk to terrorists or any organisation of that kind (Taliban). You have to talk without preconditions. Yes, there should be talks with the so long as they are looking lasting peace in Afghanistan, it is in the interest of the region, and as well as India," General Rawat asserted.

Notably, the Afghan authorities have been requesting the to reconsider its order of withdrawing around 7,000 troops from the region as it would hamper its operations against the Taliban and ISIS-like elements there.

Further, has been contributing for nation-building effort and provided security and training to a large number of its citizens in both and Afghanistan.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 12:40 IST
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