PON­TOON BRIDGE ROW RUF­FLES ARMY BRASS

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - Rahul Singh rahul.singh@hin­dus­tan­times.com

The Army should not be in­volved in pro­vid­ing equip­ment and sol­diers for pri­vate events as it is a strain on its re­sources and dents its im­age, many serv­ing and re­tired of­fi­cers, in­clud­ing for­mer Army chief Gen­eral Deepak Kapoor, have said amid the con­tro­versy over the govern­ment ask­ing the force to build bridges for an Art of Liv­ing event. De­fence min­is­ter Manohar Par­rikar is re­ported to have asked his min­istry to frame a pol­icy for the Army’s in­volve­ment in such eventsole.

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