Singh said he had told the SAD (Taksali) chief, Ranjit Singh Brahmpura, that they should try to defeat the traditional parties -- Congress and Akali Dal -- at any cost.
He was the first Sikh to become the Army chief but the political career of General JJ Singh seems to be grounded for the time being.
The briefing, to be held at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on April 4, will be attended by the members of standing committees of the National Assembly and Senate on defence, Dawn reporte
Referring to army action to destroy terror hideouts along the Myanmar border, General Rawat said the Indian Army would not let any terror organisation use Indian soil to carry out terror activities.
Indo-Pak tensions: No one can make Pakistan 'budge through use of threat or force', says General Bajwa
The commanders expressed "strong will, resolve and determination to defend the country against any misadventure or aggression."
The Minister hinted at the rift created in the state by parties which had support either from the Valley or the Jammu region.
Won't hesitate to take strong action against terror activities along LoC: General Bipin Rawat on Army Day
Rawat said new guidelines are being followed to maintain peace and tranquillity along the border in the eastern sector.
The President conferred the rank for General Thapa's "commendable military prowess and immeasurable contribution in fostering Nepal's long and friendly association with India".
At the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi a day earlier, General Rawat had said any talks with the Taliban must be held without preconditions, sparking protests from several Kashmiri leaders.
The Army chief today said that they were only facilitators for peace in Jammu and Kashmir and that forces had managed the situation well along the northern and western borders.
Gen Bajwa witnessed manoeuvre of mechanised formation as part of Defensive Corps' operations against the conventional threat.
Following the denial of permission, Azad arrived at the spot, paid homage to the statue of Dr Ambedkar and left without making any speech.
The terrorists were convicted for attacking the armed forces/law enforcement agencies, abetting suicide bombers, destruction of educational institutions and killing of innocent civilians.
Pakistan state broadcaster PTV had beamed images of General Bajwa and General Secretary of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Gopal Chawla shaking hands.
If you are pro-Dalits in the true sense, fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls under leadership of Mayawatiji and make her the next PM, Azad exhorted the Congress party.