Chief of Defence Staff.
Along with the CDS, the chiefs of all three Armed forces, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, also paid tribute at the memorial.
"Considering the threats from our northern and western borders, we have devised strategies to deal with a primary front, depending on which to consider a primary threat."
"The military option to deal with transgressions by the Chinese Army in Ladakh are on but it will be exercised only if talks at the military and the diplomatic level fail," Rawat said
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that a violent face-off happened on late evening and night of June 15 in Ladakh's Galwan Valley
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"The future of terrorism is going to be as dirty as conventional warfare. We might think of there would be a happy ending, but there won't be. So if we think the war on terrorism is going to end, we are wrong."
Gen Rawat, who took charge as CDS on Wednesday, said his focus will be to ensure best and optimal use of resources allocated to the three services.
General Rawat, who demitted office on retirement as Chief of Indian Army on Tuesday received the guard of honour from all the three forces.
He said that his main focus as Army chief will be to make the Army ready to face any threat at any time
Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said the government has started on a wrong foot on the appointment and only time will unfortunately reveal the implications.
Gen Rawat also congratulated Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane who will shortly take charge as the 28th Chief of Army Staff.
According to a government order, Gen Rawat has been appointed CDS with effect from December 31
General Rawat, who was appointed the Chief of Army Staff on December 31, 2016, retires tomorrow after completing a tenure of three years.
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