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Glorification of terrorism will not be acceptable, says Lt Gen KJ Singh

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lt Gen KJ Singh, who retired on Sunday, said glorification of terrorism was not fair and people should contribute to dealing with it firmly.

punjab Updated: Aug 01, 2016 11:32 IST
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Officers and jawans of 63 Cavalry pulling a T-55 tank carrying retiring Western Army commander lieutenant general KJ Singh at Khasa Cantonment in Amritsar on Sunday. It was the first combat vehicle entrusted to him as a young second lieutenant in 1977.
Officers and jawans of 63 Cavalry pulling a T-55 tank carrying retiring Western Army commander lieutenant general KJ Singh at Khasa Cantonment in Amritsar on Sunday. It was the first combat vehicle entrusted to him as a young second lieutenant in 1977.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lt Gen KJ Singh, who retired on Sunday, said glorification of terrorism was not fair and people should contribute to dealing with it firmly.

He was speaking during his retirement ceremony at the base of 63 Cavalry of army in Amritsar. Replying to a query on the Operation Bluestar memorial set up in the Golden Temple complex, he said: “Terrorism by anybody or in any form is not acceptable.”

Lieutenant general KJ Singh being given farewell on his retirement at Khasa Cantonment in Amritsar on Sunday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

Lt Gen Singh bade farewell to arms by returning to his first love in 63 Cavalry garages. He was received by his senior subaltern of yesteryears Colonel Manbir Singh Hundal (retd), who received him when he joined the regiment at Ambala in 1977 and then when he came on posting at Chandimandir as the army commander.

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