We stay away from politics, we follow government directives: CDS Gen Bipin Rawat

NEW DELHI: The new chief of the General Staff of Defense, General Bipin Rawat, said Wednesday that the armed forces stay away from politics and work according to the directives of the government of the time, comments that are produced amid accusations of that the forces were being politicized.

Gen Rawat also said that his focus as a CDS will be to integrate the efforts of the three services and work as a team.

We stay away from politics. We act in accordance with the directives of the government of the time, he said.

Gen Rawat said his focus will be to ensure the best and optimal use of the resources allocated to the three services.

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