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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Indian Armed Forces issue a stern warning to Pakistan

By Chennabasaveshwar

As Pakistan is set to elect a new government, Indian Armed Forces issue a stern warning to the neighboring country on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations at at Drass War Memorial on Thursday.

Lt. General Ranbir Singh, GOC, Northern Command. Courtesy: ANI news

Lt. General Ranbir Singh, GOC, Northern Command, addressing the armed forced, said, "India Army is full prepared to take on any challenge along the Actual Line of Control and the Line of Control."

"On a number of occasions there have been reports that People's Liberation Army of China carried out transgressions in various areas along Actual Line of Control but such transgressions took place in areas where we've different perception of Actual Line of Control, " Ranbir Singh said.

The Lt General further said that the political scenario changed after the Kargil war in 1999.

Meanwhile, Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is closer to becoming the single largest party in Pakistan by leading on 119 seats in an early count of votes, amid charges of rigging by rival political parties.

The 65-year-old former cricketer's PTI was ahead in 119 of 272 contested National Assembly constituencies, while its main rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was way behind with 65 seats. The Pakistan People's Party was leading on 44 seats while others were ahead in 17 seats. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) officially announced the first result at 4.00am.

While final results are expected in the coming hours, initial outcomes show that the PTI would emerge as the single largest party in the National Assembly.

(With PTI inputs)

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