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Armed forces’ role in Doklam stand-off, Galwan clashes enhanced India’s stature: Army Vice Chief

By India Today

The role played by the Indian armed forces during the Doklam episode and the Galwan Valley clashes not only enhanced India’s prestige but also raised its stature globally, Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen C P Mohanty said on Sunday.

Addressing an event, he spoke extensively on the key ethos of the Indian armed forces and highlighted their major contributions during the 1965 war, 1971 war and the Kargil conflict.

Citing recent events, Lt Gen Mohanty said, “What has happened in Doklam and Galwan not only enhanced the prestige of the nation, but it has also given us a big stature internationally.”

“Today everyone talks about India as a net security provider,” he said at the event organised by Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS).

“It is not going to be long when we also start being counted amongst the superpowers,” he added.

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