Lt Gen DP Pandey said this to reporters on the sidelines of an accident in Srinagar. (File)
The Army on Sunday said the aegis bearings in the Kashmir basin is beneath ascendancy and there is annihilation to anguish about the fallout of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan.
The General Administrator Commanding of the Army's 15 Corps, additionally accepted as the Chinar Corps, Lieutenant General D P Pandey, said this to reporters on the sidelines of an accident in Srinagar.
"This is a amphitheater and I do not appetite to animadversion about the outsiders. But remember, the aegis bearings actuality is in our ascendancy and there is annihilation to anguish about it," he said, acknowledging to a catechism on the challenges for the aegis enactment in Kashmir in the deathwatch of Afghanistan's takeover by the Taliban.
The GOC was the arch bedfellow at the final bout of the Kashmir Premier League candid tournament, which was played at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium.
Lt Gen Pandey appealed to the youngsters in the basin to focus on sports and hoped that Kashmir will aftermath an Olympic gold champ like Neeraj Chopra in the future.
"Today, Civic Sports Day is actuality acclaimed and there could not accept been a abundant day for this final than today. I booty this befalling to address to the adolescence to focus on every action and not candid so that god willing, a Neeraj Chopra comes to the ahead from here," he said.
The Army administrator said sports teaches conduct and the youngsters of Jammu and Kashmir, who accept a lot of talent, should use it to acquire a name for themselves.
He asked them to apprentice from the success adventure of above Indian cricketer Yusuf Pathan, who was additionally present on the occasion.
"Like you and me, he (Mr Pathan) rose from a baby apple and accomplished actuality with his adamantine work. I am abiding all of you will apprentice from him and move advanced to become acceptable citizens, acceptable sportsmen with abounding conduct and acquire a name for the country," he said.
Speaking to reporters, Mr Pathan said there is a lot of aptitude in Jammu and Kashmir.
"I learnt that from Irfan (Pathan, Yusuf's brother who was roped in by the Jammu and Kashmir Candid Association as a player-cum-mentor for the candid aggregation of the Union Territory). Two to three boys were called and played in the IPL as well. This is a acceptable assurance that there is aptitude is here. The way the Army has organised the tournament, which has been played by 200 teams, it is account acknowledgment and it will animate the talent," he said.
Mr Pathan said the Army is alive adamantine to animate youngsters and its efforts will buck fruits.
"People actuality are alive to booty candid forward. Everyone wants IPL matches, civic and all-embracing amateur to be played here. Obviously, it will appear already the basement is there," he said.
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