Published On: Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

#India Army Has Bared Its Iron Fist in #Kashmir – and Wants Everyone to Know It – In the bargain, human lives are being wasted away, both in the uniform and outside.

In the last year and a half, two images that went viral on the social media have come to represent the Indian army in Jammu and Kashmir. The first image was of a civilian tied to the front of a jeep and paraded through several villages as a warning to those who pelt stones on the security forces as a matter of habit.

Of course, several people from the retired military community decried this, but the army leadership held it up as an example of initiative and quick-thinking by the officer on the ground. To leave no one in doubt about what the army leadership thought of this action, the young officer was awarded the army chief’s commendation even before the army-ordered court of enquiry could be completed.

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