Ranjit B Rai
This analysis is sparked by two very interesting comments on IDF’s posts on the fine Indian Army’s restraint in the Cease Fire in Kashmir, saying once again the Indian Army Commanders on LOC in 2018 are fighting with one arm tied, as Army is told every time the Government has no strategy, except in this case ‘MU TORA JAWAB’ by the Army and Para Forces under separate Commands, Communications, Commendations and Intelligence (3CI) and reminding Pakistan to vacate POK. Water is flowing over rocks on LOC with legal Art 370 few understand as a promise to Kashmiris who forced Hindus out and some left for better pastures !
Both these challenges of BJP have become the Army’s 24×7 responsibilities short of war in absence of orders to take actions like Israelis do in Gaza to gain territory and quell Palestinians in Israel, or even in Lebanon or Syria with no questions asked. UN only makes noises . Russians did it to take it’s Cremea from Ukraine. Nuclear war is a worry for India but lacks lack an alternate strategy, so Army actions are tactical and sacrificing on both sides !
First spark to explain this post is that 44 Uniformed souls have been lost this year, many civilians killed and displaced and Pakistan seems to have taken advantage of the BJP Government’s Cease Fire driven to placate Muslims during Ramzan and Hindus for the Amarnath Yatra, temporarily reducing the dynamism of the MU TORA JAWAB. Continue reading