Martyr CDS Bipin Rawat doesn’t need an introduction. Unfortunately we lost him on 8th of December in an Indian Air Force chopper crash near Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor. In this mishap we lost all the 14 onboard passangers including CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, Brig LS Lidder, Lt Col H Singh, Group Captain Varun Singh, Wg Cdr PS Chauhan, Sqn Ldr K Singh, JWO Das, JWO Pradeep A, Hav Satpal, Nk Gursewak Singh, Nk Jitender, L/Nk Vivek and L/Nk S Teja.
Motivational Quotes By Martyr General Bipin Rawat
We know that in conflict, there is only outcome that is a victory. Jung ka ek hi usul hai, vo hai jeet. May I assure you that we shall accomplish the same at all costs.
Talking about ethos as a set of guiding principles in the Army, General Bipin Rawat added, “An elevated platform to operate from which we are expected to do what we are tasked for. It might not have legal sanctity but it is even more powerful than law.“
General Bipin Rawat famously added, “Ethos gives us an institutional conscience, a distinctive character and above all a unique identity. Therefore, there are times when we have to be different from people. Because we are expected to behave differently.“
Talking about how ethos helps in combat, General Bipin Rawat had said, “It does drive the Indian soldier to the ultimate form of human valor- the supreme sacrifice.“
Talkin about innovations in the armed forces, General Bipin Rawat had said, “We are determined to innovate and indigenize, we are determined to fight Indian wars with India solutions.“
While talking about how the armed forces seeks neither gratitude nor applause, General Bipin Rawat once quoted the eternal wisdom of an Urdu couplet: Khamoshi se banate raho pehchan apni, hawaye khud tumhara tarana gayeyegi. (Let silence be your own identity and things will come your way).
Calling humility as one of the main ethose of the armed forces, General Bipin Rawat had added, “We dialogue and introspect. We believe firmly in external wisdom.“
Alerting neighbouring Pakistan to not attempt in any misadventure, General Bipin Rawat had once said that infiltration along the borders have reduced because Islamabad is well aware that if they cross they infiltrate, all they will have to do is come back and take mortal remains.
On the issue of terrorism, General Bipin Rawat warned that countries that are sponsoring the menace cannot be part of the global fight against terror.
“We are well prepared for any misadventure… Should they carry out a Galwan-like incident again, they will get it (back) in the same coin as they got last time,” said Gen Rawat, referring to the violent skirmishes between Indian and Chinese soldiers at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on June 15 last year.
“This is a proxy war, and proxy war is a dirty war. It is played in a dirty way. The rules of engagement are there when the adversary comes face to face and fights with you,”.
People are throwing stones at us; people are throwing petrol bombs at us. If my men ask me, ‘What do we do?’, should I say, ‘Just wait and die, I will come with a nice coffin with a national flag and I will send your bodies home with honour?
Adversaries must be afraid of you, and at the same time your people must be afraid of you. We are a friendly army, but when we are called to restore law and order, people have to be afraid of us.
Asked whether there should be a political initiative to reach out to the Kashmiri people, the army chief said it was for the government to decide. He had said, “Has political initiative not been taken in the past? What was the result? You had Kargil?
Referring to China, Pakistan and the internal security threats, he had said, “Indian Army is fully ready for a two and a half front war.“
There is a difference between talk and action. One should only believe in talks when they see action happening on the ground.
We were always tasked for defending our borders. And when you have unsettled borders on your north and your west, you don’t know which side the battle will commence and where it will end. So you should be prepared on both fronts.