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Political divide emerges after Army chief warns stone-pelters

DNMUM383402 | 2/17/2017 | Author : Team Dna | WC :682 | India

New Delhi/Srinagar: How exactly should national interest be enforced? The question raised a political storm on Thursday as sharp differences emerged between ruling party and Opposition leaders. While the Centre wholeheartedly welcomed the chief’s statement, Opposition leaders struck a discordant note.
Army chief Bipin Rawat had on Wednesday said that “tough action” was needed against those hindering anti-terror operations in the Valley, saying those who did so should be considered anti-nationals. His statement came after a recent incident in which three soldiers faced heavy stone-pelting in north Kashmir just when they were about to launch an operation against militants.
Speaking to the media, Union minister Kiren Rijiju s
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