#Military should be kept out of politics: Army chief Gen #BipinRawat

#Military should be kept out of politics: Army chief Gen #BipinRawat

of the armed forces and the military "should be somehow" kept away from politics. The army chief also said the norm in the "good old days" was never to discuss women and politics in the forces. However, these subjects were gradually "inching" their way into the discourse and this should be avoided, the army chief added. "The military should be somehow kept out of politics. Of late, we have been seeing that politicisation of the military has been taking place. I think we operate in a very secular environment. We have a very vibrant democracy where the military should stay far away from the polity," he said. Rawat was speaking at an event organised by the United Service Institution . In the "good old days", the norm was that women and politics were never discussed in the forces, he said. However, these subjects were gradually "inching" their way into the discourse and this s...

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