Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, on Sunday ridiculed the new army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). The Congress leader advised Army Chief to talk less and do more work.
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury wrote on Twitter, “Parliament already had adopted unanimous resolution on POK in 1994, Govt is at liberty to take action and may give direction. If you are so inclined to take action on POK, I would suggest you to confabulate with CDS, and PMOIndia. Talk Less, Work More.”
@ New Army Chief,— Adhir Chowdhury (@adhirrcinc) January 12, 2020
Parliament already had adopted unanimous resolution on #POK in 1994, Govt is at liberty to take action and may give direction. If you are so inclined to take action on POK, I would suggest you to confabulate with CDS, and @PMOIndia. Talk Less, Work More
On Saturday, the new Army Chief Manoj Mukund Narwane, said that PoK is part of India during his first press conference. He said that if we get orders from the government, then we will take action on PoK. He said, Parliament has considered PoK a part of India. The entire Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India.
Ex Army Chief Ved Prakash Malik asked Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to apologise for his remark on new army chief.
It is highly unbecoming of any political leader, including MPs, to pass such comments on a serving Chief, or for that matter any serving civil and military officer, who cannot respond in public. Mr Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury should apologise @rajnathsingh @loksabhaspeaker— Vedmalik (@Vedmalik1) January 12, 2020
Many People on Social media have also criticised the Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for his comment on new Army chief.
The Army chief was asked a question by a reporter, and he answered it without any hyperbole, even appending his response with “the Army is not looking for publicity”. The Army chief was ‘talking’ because it was an annual press conference ahead of Army Day. He knows his work. https://t.co/kMwHs3EdYD— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) January 12, 2020
You are wrong in being critical of #GenNaravane. See and hear what he spoke. At no point of time did he indulge in any political talk. He was firm about army being apolitical and answered all questions raised to the point and factually. Understand an issue first before tweeting https://t.co/xPCSdOCf21— Snehesh Alex Philip (@sneheshphilip) January 12, 2020
Colonel Ashok Sharma said, “Congress must learn to respect the august Office of the COAS.”
@INCIndia at it again! Must learn to respect the august Office of the COAS @adgpi @capt_amarinder. The Army Chief is heading one of the most professional Armies of the world & knows well what he is talking about. Too early to start taking poltical pot shots at him @Vedmalik1 pic.twitter.com/iy1wl7eYOq— Colonel Ashok Sharma (@AshokShokie56) January 12, 2020