In his reply to the no-confidence movement earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced again two very important, contentious and tragic turning factors in India’s nationwide safety historical past.
The primary, in March 1966, was the usage of the Indian Air Power (IAF) plane to strafe Aizawl — then a district headquarters and now capital of Mizoram — to drive out insurgents. And second, Operation Blue Star, which resulted within the destruction of the Akal Takht, the seat of Sikh non secular and temporal energy situated within the Golden Temple complicated.
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First Printed: Aug 12 2023 | 9:30 AM IST